Robertson-Kirkland, B.E. (2022) Venanzio Rauzzini and the Birth of a New Style in English Singing Scandalous Lessons, Abingdon: Routledge.


Robertson-Kirkland, B. E., Moret Petrini, S., Iannuzzi, G. and Márquez, C. L. (Forthcoming) Reason in the Age of Credulity: International Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Paris: Honoré Champion Éditeur.

Pittock, M. and Robertson-Kirkland, B.E. (2023) Allan Ramsay’s The Tea-Table Miscellany, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. and Ford, E. (2018) Women’s History: Women and Education in the Long Eighteenth Century, 2.


Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2023) Singing, Health and Education: Scotland’s Singing for Health Network. Researching Education Bulletin: Creative Arts Special Edition. 12: pp. 33-36.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2022) Music from home: Symonds sheet music collection and the Scots in Australia. Journal of the Sydney Society for Scottish History, 20.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2022) Radical Object: Programme of the Evenings Musical Performances at Warrawang, History Workshop, Available at:

Robertson-Kirkland, Brianna E. (2021) “Building Writing Momentum: A Year of Digital Conferences,” ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830: Vol.11: Iss.2, Article 14.
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Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2021) ‘Damage to trees’: Performing Ramsay’s The Gentle Shepherd at Haddington Grammar School: A theory and its scholarly impact. Theatre Notebook, 75(3), pp.173-186.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E., Tip, L. M., Boyd, S. F. and Marshall, E. J. (2021) Accessibility, interdisciplinarity and practice: the benefits and challenges of hosting an online, interdisciplinary conference on singing. Journal of Music, Health and Wellbeing, pp.1-15,

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2020) Mapping changes to the songs in The Gentle Shepherd, 1725-1788. Studies in Scottish Literature, 46(2), pp. 103-126.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2019) Performance potential of Stationers’ Hall collections. Brio, 56(2), pp. 77-86.

Robertson-Kirkland, B.E. (2019) Library of Congress: Early American Sheet Music. Royal Musical Association Research Chronicle, 50, pp. 172-180. (doi: 10.1080/14723808.2018.1500810)

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2018) Music-making: a fundamental or a vain accomplishment? Women’s History, 2(10), pp. 30-34.

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2018) Eighteenth-century Arts Education Research Network. Eighteenth-Century Music, 15(1), pp. 103-104. (doi: 10.1017/S1478570617000574)

Berger, C. and Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2017) The burning circle: (pre)history, performance and public engagement. Scottish Journal of Performance, 4(1), pp. 29-53. (doi: 10.14439/sjop.2017.0401.03)

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2017) Women and education in the long Eighteenth Century Glasgow Women’s Library, 8 September 2016. Eighteenth-Century Music, 14(1), pp. 171-173. (doi: 10.1017/S1478570616000579)

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2013) The silencing of Bel Canto. eSharp, 21, 7.

Book chapters

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2018) Rivalry, comradery and the prima donnas: Elizabeth Billington and Gertrude Mara. In: Duckling, L., Read, S., Roberts, F. and Williams, C. D. (eds.) Exploring the Lives of Women, 1558–1837. Pen & Sword History. ISBN 9781526744975

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2018) “My love to war is going”: Women and song in the Napoleonic era. In: Hore, P. (ed.) The Trafalgar Chronicle: New Series 3. Series: Yearbook of The 1805 Club. Seaforth Publishing. ISBN 9781473899803

Robertson-Kirkland, B. E. (2014) Opera identity: the singer, the character or the immortal performer? In: Wiseman, S. (ed.) Assembling Identities. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: Cambridge, pp. 47-56. ISBN 9781443865296

Book Reviews

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2021) The Oxford Handbook of Music and Intellectual Culture in the Nineteenth Century, ed by Paul Watts, Sarah Collins, and Michael Allis (New York: Oxford University Press, 2020), BAVS Newsletter. 21(3). Pp.9-10. Available from: [Book Review].

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2021) Tabitha Kenlon, Conduct Books and the History of the Ideal Woman. (London and New York: Anthem Press. 2020). Women’s Studies Group1558-1837. [Book Review].

Robertson-Kirkland, B. (2017) Christina Fuhrmann, Foreign Operas at the London Playhouse: From Mozart to Bellini (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015). Nineteenth-Century Music Review, 14(2), pp. 243-245. (doi: 10.1017/S147940981600032X)[Book Review]

Robertson, B. E. (2014) Dissonance in the Republic of Letters: The Querelle des Gluckistes et des Piccinnistes by Mark Darlow. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 37(3), pp. 411-412. (doi: 10.1111/1754-0208.12094)[Book Review]

Robertson, B. (2013) A History of Singing by John Potter and Neil Sorrell. Kelvingrove Review, 12, [Book Review]