My Work Focuses on: 
German lieder around 1800, historiography of aesthetics, genre and publishing markets, Beethoven, song cycles.
My Other Interests Include: 
Music theater in 18th-century colonial America


More about Christopher Parton

I was born and educated in the United Kingdom, where I obtained a BA in music at the University of Bristol and a master’s degree (MSt) in musicology from the University of Oxford. I then worked and taught at Oxford for three years before starting at Princeton. On top of my studies, I also give one-to-one composition lessons in the department, and I am a Resident Graduate Student at Mathey College. 

Recognition & Awards

Roy Hutchingson Welch Fellowship, Princeton University (2016-2021).