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Name and Surname: Christian Thomas Leitmeir
Academic Degrees: MMus (London), Dr. phil. (Tübingen)
Year and Place of Birth: 1974 Donauwörth (Germany)
Institutional Affiliation: Prifysgol Bangor University

Curriculum Vitae: Christian Thomas Leitmeir initially read Musicology, Comparative Literature, Philosophy and Theology at the University of Munich, then completed his MMus degree in Musicology at King’s College London (1999) and, in 2003, obtained his doctorate from the Karl-Eberhards-Universität Tübingen. His thesis, a monograph on the Flemish composer Jacobus de Kerle, won the Dissertation Award of the University and was published, in extended form, as a monograph (2009). Before joining the School of Music at Bangor University in 2007, he held a Long-Term Frances A. Yates Research Fellowship at the Warburg Institute (London, 2003-6). At Bangor, he is currently Senior Lecturer in Music, Director of Graduate Studies and Research Director of Music and Director of the Centre for Research in Early Music (CREaM). He is co-editor of Plainsong & Medieval Music and Musik in Bayern, yearbook of Gesellschaft für Bayerische Musikgeschichte, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Alamire Foundation. He is Treasurer to the Plainsong and Medieval Music Society. He is also co-investigator on the AHRC-funded research project The Production and Reading of Music Sources, 1470-1530 (PRoMS).

Relevant Bibliography:
1. Jacobus de Kerle (1531/32-1591): Komponieren im Brennpunkt von Kirche und Kunst. Turnhout 2009, ISBN 978–2–503–51959–3, xii + 1131 pp.
2. Catholic Music in the Diocese of Augsburg c.1600: A Reconstructed Tricinium Anthology and its Confessional Implications. In: Early Music History 21 (2002), p. 117-173.
3. Triodia Sacra (1605). Ein rekonstruierter Sammeldruck als Schlüsselquelle für das Musikleben der Spätrenaissance in Süddeutschland. In: Musik in Bayern 62 (2/2002), p. 23-55 (including an edition of the unica contained in this anthology).
4. Vom Adlatus Lassos zum bayerischen Hofkapellmeister. Eine kritische Würdigung der Verdienste Johannes de Fossas (ca. 1540-1603) um die Münchner Hofmusik. In: Die Münchner Hofkapelle des 16. Jahrhunderts im europäischen Kontext. Kongreßbericht München 2004, eds Bernhold Schmid et al., Munich 2007, p. 47-102.
5. Tropes and Cantus Firmi in Sixteenth-Century Missae de Beata Virgine. In: Die Tonkunst 4 (1/2009), p. 8-26.
6. Teodoro Riccio’s Liber primus missarum (1579): a musical ambassador between Prussia and Poland. In: The Musical Heritage of the Jagiellonian Era in Central and Eastern European Countries, edited by Paweł Gancarczyk, Agnieszka Leszczyńska und Elżbieta Wojnowska, Warsaw 2012, p. 125-156.

Work currently in preparation:
7. Teodoro Riccio, Liber Primus Missarum (Königsberg, 1579), contracted by the Polish Academy for publication in 2015.
8. Da pacem Domine: The Desire for Peace in Rudolfinian Music. In: The Boundaries of Musical Humanism: Slavic Regions & Mediterranean Culture, edited by Marco Gurrieri & Vasco Zara (Turnhout), in preparation
9. Lutheran Propers for Breslau/Wrocław: the Cantus Choralis (1575) of Johannes Knöfel. In: The Musical Culture of Silesia before 1741, edited by Lenka Hlávková &, Paweł Gancarczyk, in print

Links: http://www.bangor.ac.uk/music/staff/christian_leitmeir.php.en

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