Skip to navigation | Skip to main content | Skip to footer

We welcome your feedback

Please help us improve The University of Manchester website by completing a short questionnaire at the end of your visit.

Yes, I'll give feedback No, thanks

Read our privacy notice

Menu Search the University of Manchester siteSearch
Search type

Alternatively, use our A–Z index

Prof David Fallows - publications

List of publications

Authored book

  • David Fallows. Secular polyphony 1380–1420. Musica Britannica. 97, London: Stainer and Bell for the Musica Britannica Trust, 2014. eScholarID:241337
  • David Fallows. The Henry VIII Book (British Library, Add. MS. 31922). DIAMM Facsimiles, no. 4. Oxford: DIAMM Publications, 2014. eScholarID:231329
  • David Fallows. Josquin. Epitome musical. Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. eScholarID:16213
  • David Fallows. Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu (ca. 1475). Valencia: Vicent García Editores, 2008. eScholarID:16240
  • Fallows, D. A Catalogue of Polyphonic Songs 1415 - 1480. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. eScholarID:4b498
  • Fallows, D. Songs and Musicians in the Fifteenth Century. Variorum, 1996. eScholarID:4b497
  • Fallows, D. The Songbook of Fridolin Sicher, around 1515: Sankt Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 461. Peer: Alamire, 1996. eScholarID:4b496
  • Fallows, D. The Songs of Guillaume Dufay. 47, Neuhausen-bei-Stuttgart: Hanssler-Verlag, 1995. eScholarID:4b495
  • David Fallows. Dufay. The Master Musicians. London: J.M.Dent, 1982. eScholarID:4b493

Edited book

  • Fallows, D. Harmonice Musices Odhecaton ... 1501: A Quincentenary Performing Edition (Revised 3rd Edition). Amherst Early Music, 2005. eScholarID:4b1153
  • Fallows, D. Harmonice Musices Odhecaton ... 1501: A Quincentenary Performing Edition. Amherst Early Music, 2001. eScholarID:4b1154
  • Fallows, D., Tess Knighton. Companion to Medieval and Renaissance Music. J.M.Dent, 1992. eScholarID:4b494

Book contribution

  • David Fallows. "The songs of Nicolas de Merques." In Beyond fifty years of ars nova studies at Certaldo, ed. Marco Gozzi, Agostino Ziino, Francesco Zimei, 461-481. Lucca: LIM, 2014. eScholarID:227987
  • David Fallows. "A hidden arrangement of Gentil madonna." In Instruments, ensembles, and repertory, 1300–1600, ed. Timothy J. McGee, Stewart Carter, 299-308. Turnhout: Brepols, 2013. eScholarID:219438
  • David Fallows. "John Bedyngham and the case of the disappearing composer." In I codici musicali trentini del quattrocento: Nuove scoperte, nuove edizioni e nuovi strumenti informatici, ed. Danilo Curti-Feininger, Marco Gozzi, 82-88. Lucca: Libreria musicale litaliana, 2013. eScholarID:216353
  • David Fallows. "Josquin Desprez and René of Anjou." In Lettres, musique et Société en Lorraine médiévale, ed. Mireille Chazan, Nancy Freeman Regalado, 521-529. Geneva: Librairie Droz, 2012. eScholarID:159113
  • David Fallows. "Moulu's Composer Motet: Date and Context." In The Motet Around 1500, ed. Thomas Schmidt-Beste, 325-333. Turnhout: Brepols, 2012. eScholarID:172865
  • David Fallows. "The last Agnus Dei: or: The Cyclic Mass, 1450–1600, as forme fixe." In Polyphone Messen im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert: Funktion, Kontext, Symbol, ed. Andrea Ammendola, Daniel Glowotz, Jürgen Heidrich, 53-63. Göttingen: V&R unipress, 2012. eScholarID:158643
  • David Fallows. "Josquin des Prez." In Guide de la musique de la Renaissance, ed. Françoise Ferrand, 324-345. Paris: Fayard, 2011. eScholarID:158641
  • David Fallows. "Ockeghem, England and O rosa bella." In Musik - Raum -- Akkord - Bild: Festschrift zum 65. Geburtstag von Dorothea Baumann, ed. Antonio Baldassarre, 43-57. Bern: Peter Lang, 2011. eScholarID:158642
  • David Fallows. "The Contents of the Herdringen Scores." In Uno gentile et subtile ingenio, ed. M. Jennifer Bloxam, Gioia Filocamo, Leofranc Holford-Strevens, 217-232. Turnhout: Brepols, 2009. eScholarID:16278
  • David Fallows. "Ciconia's influence." In Kontinuitet und Transformation in der italienischen Vokalmusik zwischen Due- und Quattrocento, ed. Sandra Dieckmann, Oliver Huck, Signe Rotter-Broman, Alba Scotti, 215-224. Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag, 2007. eScholarID:18392
  • David Fallows. "Musicology." In A Century of British Medieval Studies, ed. Alan Deyermond, 631-643. Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2007. eScholarID:18398
  • David Fallows. "Late Survival of the 15th-century Song Repertory." In Sine musica nulla disciplina.., ed. Franco Bernabei, Antonio Lovato, 213-220. Padua: Il poligrafo, 2006. eScholarID:16435
  • David Fallows. "Sicher, Fridolin." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Personenteil, Band 15, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 747-749. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2006. eScholarID:34741
  • Fallows, D. "The Copyist formerly known as Wagenrieder: Bernhart Rem and his Circle." In Die Münchner Hofkapelle des 16. Jahrhunderts im europäischen Kontext, ed. Theodor Göllner and Bernhold Schmid, 212-223.Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2006. eScholarID:3b2674
  • David Fallows. "Performing Medieval Music in the Late-1960s: Michael Morrow and Thomas Binkley." In Essays in Honor of Laszlo Somfai on His 70th Birthday, ed. Laszlo Vikarius, Vera Lampert, 51-56. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2005. eScholarID:16459
  • David Fallows, Alexandra Buckle. "Picardus." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Personenteil, Band 13, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 532-532. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2005. eScholarID:38385
  • David Fallows, Alexandra Buckle. "Power, Leonel." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Personenteil, Band 13, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 862-869. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2005. eScholarID:38343
  • David Fallows, Alexandra Buckle. "Pycard." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Personenteil, Band 13, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 1085-1087. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2005. eScholarID:38361
  • David Fallows. "Sadie, Stanley." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart: Personenteil, Band 14, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 777-777. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 2005. eScholarID:41876
  • Fallows, D. "Josquin and Trent 91: Thoughts on Omnium bonorum plena and his Activities during the 1470s." In Manoscritti di polifonia del quattrocento europeo: Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Trento – Castello del Buonconsiglio, 18-19 ottobre 2002, ed. Marco Gozzi, 205-211.Provincia autonoma di Trento, Soprintendenza per I Beni librari e archivistici, 2004. eScholarID:3b2135
  • Fallows, D. "Ockeghem, Johannes." In Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, Personenteil, vol. 12, ed. Ludwig Finscher, 1280-1301.Bärenreiter and Metzler, 2004. eScholarID:3b2136
  • Fallows, D. "Zacara's voice ranges." In Antonio Zacara da Teramo e il suo tempo (Istituto Abruzzese di Storia Musicale: Documenti di storia musicale abruzzese), ed. Francesco Zimei, Lim Editrice, 2004. eScholarID:3b2133
  • Fallows, D. "Ciconia's last songs and their milieu." In Johannes Ciconia: musicien de la transition, ed. Philippe Vendrix, 107-130.Brepols, 2003. eScholarID:3b1337
  • Fallows, D. "Walter Frye's Ave regina celorum and the Latin song style." In Et Facciam Dolci Canti : Studi In Onore Di Agostino Ziino In Occasione Del Suo 65 Compleanno (2 Vols), ed. Bianca Maria Antolini, Teresa M. Gialdroni, Annunziato Pugliese, 331-345.Libreria Musicale Italiana, 2003. eScholarID:3b2134
  • Fallows, D. "Ballades by Dufay, Grenon and Binchois: the Boorman fragment." In Musikalische Quellen – Quellen zur Musikgeschichte: Festschrift für Martin Staehelin zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. Ulrich Konrad, 25-35.Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2002. eScholarID:3b2132
  • Fallows, D. "French and Italian accentuation in Josquin's motets." In Regards croisés: Musiques, musiciens, artistes et voyageurs entre France et Italie au XVe siècle, ed. Nicoletta Guidobaldi, 105-118.Paris and Tours, 2002. eScholarID:3b1975
  • Fallows, D. "Musicology' and 'New musicology." In The Oxford Companion to Music, ed. Alison Latham, Oxford University Press, 2002. eScholarID:3b2137
  • Fallows, D. "196 articles (individual ones to be included by author)." In New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (7th Edition), ed. Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell, Grove's Dictionaries, 2001. eScholarID:3b2130
  • Fallows, D. "Petrucci's Canti volumes: scope and repertory." In Basler Jahrbuch für Historische Musikpraxis (Scola Cantorum Basiliensis) - Basler Jahrbuch XXV 2001: Ottaviano Petrucci: 1501-2001, 39-52.Amadeus Verlag, 2001. eScholarID:3b1336
  • Fallows, D. "Who composed Mille regretz?." In Essays on Music and Culture in Honor of Herbert Kellman, ed. Barbara Haggh, 241-52.Minerve, 2001. eScholarID:3b2131
  • Fallows, D. "Afterword: Thoughts for the Future." In The Josquin Companion, ed. Richard Sherr, 569-578.Oxford University Press, 2000. eScholarID:3b2672
  • Fallows, D. "Binchois and the Poets." In Binchois Studies, ed. Andrew Kirkman and Dennis Slavin, 199-219.Oxford University Press, 2000. eScholarID:3b2673
  • Fallows, D. "'Trained and Immersed in all Musical Delights': Towards a New Picture of Busnoys." In Antoine Busnoys: Method, Meaning, and Context in Late Medieval Music, ed. Paula Higgins, 21-50.Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1999. eScholarID:3b2676
  • David Fallows. "Jean Molinet and the Lost Burgundian Court Chansonniers of the 1470s." In Gestalt und Entstehung musikalischer Quellen im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert, ed. Martin Staehelin, 35-42. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 1998. eScholarID:80833
  • David Fallows. "The "only" firmly instrumental piece: a commentary on Benvenuto Disertori." In I codici musicali trentini: nuove scoperte e nuovi orientamenti della ricerca, ed. Peter Wright, 81-92. Trento: Servizio Beni librari e archivistici, 1996. eScholarID:80834
  • David Fallows. "Fifteenth-century songs in Tongeren." In Musicology and archival research, ed. Barbara Haggh, Frank Daelemans, André Vanrie, 510-521. Brussels: Archives et Bibliothèques de Belgique, 1994. eScholarID:80837
  • David Fallows. "Henry VIII as a composer." In Sundry sorts of music books, ed. Chris Banks, Arthur Searle, Malcolm Turner, 27-39. London: British Library, 1993. eScholarID:80841
  • David Fallows. "Polyphonic song in the Florence of Lorenzo's youth." In La musica a Firenze al tempo di Lorenzo il Magnifico, ed. Piero Gargiulo, 47-61. Florence: Leo Olschki, 1993. eScholarID:80840
  • David Fallows. "A glimpse of the lost years: Spanish polyphonic song, 1450–1470." In New perspectives on music, ed. Josephine Wright, Samuel A. Floyd Jr, 19-36. Warren, Michigan: Harmonie Park Press, 1991. eScholarID:80844
  • David Fallows. "Dufay and the mass proper cycles of Trent 88." In I codici musicali trentini a cento anni dalla loro riscoperta, ed. Nino Pirrotta, Danilo Curti, 46-59. Trento: Servizio Beni librari e archivistici, 1986. eScholarID:80848
  • David Fallows. "Songs in the Trent codices: an optimistic handlist." In I codici musicali trentini a cento anni dalla loro riscoperta, 170-179. Trento: Servizio Beni librari e archivistici, 1986. eScholarID:80849

Journal article

  • Macey, Patrick. "Recent Trends in the Study of Music of the Fourteenth, Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Centuries." Renaissance Quarterly 68, no. 1(2015) : 187-227. eScholarID:266265
  • David Fallows. "A Word about Ligatures." Early Music 41, no. 1(2013) : 104-197. eScholarID:210923
  • David Fallows. "Josquin and 'Il n'est plaisir'." Early Music 37, no. 1(2009) : 3-8. eScholarID:16265 | DOI:10.1093/em/can155
  • David Fallows. "Review of Stanley Boorman: Ottaviano Petrucci: A Catalogue raisonné." Journal of the American Musicological Society 60, no. 2(2007) : 415-421. eScholarID:16402 | DOI:10.1525/jams.2007.60.2.415
  • David Fallows. "Josquin and popular songs." Basler Jahrbuch für historische Musikpraxis 29(2005) : 161-171. eScholarID:32284
  • Fallows, D. "Alamire as a composer." Yearbook of the Alamire Foundation v(2003) : 247-58. eScholarID:1b3714
  • Fallows, D. "Influences on Josquin." Trossinger Jahrbuch für Renaissancemusik iii(2003) : 67-80. eScholarID:1b3715
  • Fallows, D. "What happened to El grillo." Early Music xxxi(2003) : 390-399. eScholarID:1b2359 | DOI:10.1093/earlyj/XXXI.3.390
  • Fallows, D. "Approaching a New Chronology for Josquin: An Interim Report." Schweizer Jahrbuch für Musikwissenschaft New series 19(1999) : 131-150. eScholarID:1b4840
  • David Fallows. "Josquin and Milan." Plainsong & Medieval Music 5, no. 1(1996) : 69-80. eScholarID:80835
  • David Fallows. "The End of the Ars Subtilior." Basler Jahrbuch für historische Musikpraxis 20, no. 1996(1996) : 21-40. eScholarID:68002
  • David Fallows. "Dunstable, Bedyngham and O rosa bella." The Journal of Musicology 12(1994) : 287-305. eScholarID:68010
  • David Fallows. "I fogli parigini del Cancionero musical e del manoscritto teorico della Biblioteca Colombina." Rivista italiana di musicologia 27, no. 1993(1993) : 25-40. eScholarID:80842
  • David Fallows. "The Drexel fragments of early Tudor song." Research Chronicle of the Royal Musical Association 26(1993) : 5-18. eScholarID:80838
  • David Fallows. "Prenez sur moy: Ockeghem's tonal pun." Plainsong & Medieval Music 1, no. 1(1992) : 63-75. eScholarID:80843
  • David Fallows. "Busnoys and the early fifteenth century: a note on "L'ardent desir" and "Faictes de moy"." Music and Letters 71(1990) : 20-24. eScholarID:80847
  • David Fallows. "Embellishment and Urtext in the fifteenth-century song repertories." Basler Jahrbuch für historische Musikpraxis 14(1990) : 59-85. eScholarID:80845
  • David Fallows. "The life of Johannes Regis, ca. 1425 to 1496." Revue belge de musicologie 43(1989) : 143-172. eScholarID:80846
  • David Fallows. "Two equal voices: a French song repertory with music for two more works of Oswald von Wolkenstein." Early Music History 7(1987) : 227-241. eScholarID:68008
  • David Fallows. "The Performing Ensembles in Josquin's Sacred Music." Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis 35(1985) : 32-64. eScholarID:68006
  • David Fallows. "15th-century tablatures for plucked instruments." Lute Society Journal 19(1977) : 7-33. eScholarID:68021
  • David Fallows. "English song repertories of the mid-fifteenth century." Proceedings of the Royal Musical Association 103(1977) : 61-79. eScholarID:68015
  • David Fallows. "Guillaume de Machaut and his mass." The Musical Times 118, no. 1610(1977) : 288-291. eScholarID:68018
  • David Fallows. "Guillaume de Machaut and the lai." Early Music 5(1977) : 477-483. eScholarID:68019
  • David Fallows. "Words and music in two English songs." Early Music 5(1977) : 38-43. eScholarID:68017
  • David Fallows. "Ciconia padre e figlio." Rivista italiana di musicologia 11(1976) : 171-177. eScholarID:68014
  • David Fallows. "Dufay and Nouvion-le-Vineux." Acta musicologica 48(1976) : 44-50. eScholarID:68013
  • David Fallows. "Two more Dufay songs reconstructed." Early Music 3(1975) : 358-360. eScholarID:68012


  • Fallows, D. Secular Works for Four Voices, New Josquin Edition, vol. 28. Vol. 28. 2005. 90-6375-142-7. Koninklijke Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis. xxiv + 96 + 457.
  • Fallows, D. The Eton Choirbook: II (revision of Frank Ll. Harrison's 1958 edition), Musica Britannica, vol. xi. 2002. 0-85249-877-2. Stainer & Bell. xix + 186.
  • Fallows, D. Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Canon. Misc 213, Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Music in Facsimile. Vol. 1. 1995. 0-226-23706-0. University of Chicago, Chicago.
  • Fallows, D., Geneviève Thibault. Chansonnier de Jean de Montchenu, Publications de la Société Française de Musicologie: Première série.. Vol. 23. 1991. Publications de la Société française de Musicologie.