Christian Thomas Leitmeir#

Christian Thomas Leitmeir
Membership Number:3510
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM

Present and Previous Positions

  • 2015-: Associate Professor of Music, University of Oxford; Tutorial Fellow in Music, Magdalen College, Oxford
  • 2007-2015: Senior Lecturer in Music, Bangor University
  • 2006: Research Associate, Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Studies, University of London
  • 2003-2006: Long-Term Frances A. Yates Research Fellow, The Warburg Institute, University of London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Sacred Music (in the context of liturgy, devotion and theology)
  • Musical Notation (especially in relation to theory, composition and performance)
  • Interplay of music, words and images
  • Philology and Editing
  • Music Theory in the Middle Ages
  • Renaissance Polyphony in Continental Europe
  • Viennese Classicism (Mozart and contemporaries)
  • Music between Late-Romanticism, Modernism and Postmodernism (especially Richard Strauss and his contemporaries)
  • Music Historiography and Early-Music Scholarship in the 19th and 20th centuries

Honours and Awards
    • 2004–2013: Editor of Musik in Bayern (journal of the Gesellschaft für Bayerische Musikgeschichte)
    • 2008-present: Council Member and Treasurer to the Plainsong and Medieval Music Society
    • 2008-present: Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Alamire Foundation
    • 2010-2018: Co-Editor of Plainsong and Medieval Music (contracted by Cambridge University Press)
    • 2013-present: Member of the Editorial Board of Music Theory & Analysis
    • 2015-present: Member of the Editorial Board of PMMS Monographs (Cambridge University Press)
    • 2010 Amplonius Fellowship at Erfurt University (2 months)
    • 2005 Award of the Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen for the best thesis in the School of Arts and Cultural History 2003-4
    • 2000–3 PhD scholarship from the Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
    • 2002–3 Visiting post-doctoral member of Queen’s College, Oxford
    • 1999 Hilda Margaret Watts Prize for the best result in the MMus examinations at King’s College London

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