Editorial Board

Margaret R. Butler

Margaret R. Butler

Margaret Butler is an associate professor of musicology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her publications include Musical Theater in Eighteenth-Century Parma: Entertainment, Sovereignty, Reform; chapters in Operatic Geographies: The Place of Opera and the Opera House and The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Music; and articles in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Cambridge Opera Journal, Eighteenth-Century Music, Early Music, Music in Art, and Fontes Artis Musicae, for which she received the Vladimir Fédorov Award for Best Article in 2021. Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, the American Musicological Society, the Newberry Library, the Delmas Foundation for Venetian Research, and UW-Madison’s Institute for Research in the Humanities (Resident Faculty Fellowship, 2024).


Ulrich Leisinger

Ulrich Leisinger

Ulrich Leisinger served as a general editor for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works, and was a contributing editor for various volumes of choral music, facsimile volumes of librettos, and a volume of keyboard works. He has been Director of the Research Department at the International Mozarteum Foundation in Salzburg since July 2005. In addition, he has served as Executive Director of the Neue Mozart-Ausgabe and the Digital Interactive Mozart Edition.


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Annette Richards

Annette Richards

Annette Richards is the Given Foundation Professor in the Humanities and University Organist at Cornell. Her most recent book, The Temple of Fame and Friendship: Portraits, Music and History in the C. P. E. Bach Circle (Chicago, 2022) grew out of her work reconstructing the C. P. E. Bach portrait collection, whose catalogue she published in the Carl Philip Emanuel Bach: Complete Works. She is the author of The Free Fantasia and the Musical Picturesque (Cambridge, 2001), editor of C. P. E. Bach Studies (Cambridge, 2006), and co-editor with David Yearsley of C. P. E. Bach’s organ works for the Complete Works. Annette is the founding editor of Keyboard Perspectives and founding director of the Cornell Center for Historical Keyboards.


Stephen Roe

Stephen Roe

Stephen Roe is a British-born Irish musicologist specializing in the Bach family. He has worked on Johann Christian Bach in particular for fifty years. He has written extensively on the composer, including a study of his keyboard music and the article in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. In recent years he has concentrated especially on the musical sources, and has discovered several new, important autograph manuscripts and letters of the composer. The fruits of his studies will appear in the forthcoming catalogue of the autograph manuscripts, letters, documents, bank accounts, and ephemera, Johann Christian Bach at Work. This will be followed by The Life and Music of Johann Christian Bach. Much of Roe’s career was spent at Sotheby’s, where he inaugurated sales of printed and manuscript music and was world-wide head of books and manuscripts from 2009 to 2015. On leaving Sotheby’s, he founded his own company, Stephen Roe Ltd, with the aim of finding good homes for important musical manuscripts and printed music.


Christoph Wolff

Christoph Wolff

Christoph Wolff is Adams University Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and a member of the board of directors of the Packard Humanities Institute. Born and educated in Germany, where he obtained the Ph.D. degree, he spent most of his academic career in North America, initially at the University of Toronto (Canada), then at Columbia and Princeton before joining the Harvard faculty in 1976. He served as Chair of the Harvard Music Department (1980–88, 1990–91), Acting Director of the University Library (1991–92), and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1992–2000). He also served as Director of the Bach-Archiv Leipzig (2001–13) and President of the Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (2004–14). He published widely on the history of music from the 15th to the 20th centuries, notably on Bach and Mozart. His latest book is Bach’s Musical Universe: The Composer and His Work (W. W. Norton: New York, 2020).


Peter Wollny

Peter Wollny

Peter Wollny served as a general editor for Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works and was a contributing editor for several volumes of the edition. In addition, he has edited several volumes for the Neue Bach-Ausgabe and is sole editor of the collected works of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach. He is also editor of the Bach-Jahrbuch and has published numerous articles on music of the 17th and 18th centuries. He has been employed at the Bach-Archiv Leipzig since 1993, and in 2014 was appointed its Director. In addition he teaches as a professor of musicology in the music department at Leipzig University.
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Paul Corneilson, Managing Editor

Paul Corneilson, Managing Editor

Paul Corneilson is managing editor of Johann Christian Bach: Operas and Dramatic Works, and he served as managing editor of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works from 1999 to 2024.
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Laura Buch, Editor

Laura Buch joined the editorial staff of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works in 2006. Her work as editor has concentrated particularly on C. P. E. Bach’s chamber music and other instrumental works, and she has also served as a contributing editor for several volumes of the edition. Previously she held a tenured professorship at Youngstown State University (Ohio), where she led the music history program and directed the Dana Early Music Ensemble, also performing as a baroque flutist. Her research includes music and aesthetics of 17-century Italy (Ph.D., Musicology, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester), with archival work focused on the Medicean archives of Florence and Siena. She has served on the editorial board of the American Bach Society, for whom she has also edited volume 13 of Bach Perspectives.


Jason B. Grant, Editor

Jason B. Grant, Editor

Jason Grant joined the Editorial Office of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: The Complete Works in 2006, and has served as a contributing editor for several volumes of the edition. He has published articles on the music of C. P. E. Bach and Georg Philipp Telemann in Bach-Jahrbuch, BACH: Journal of the Riemenschneider Bach Institute, Magdeburger Telemann-Studien, and Telemann Studies. Previously he was Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Pittsburgh.