Christoph Kammertöns

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Christoph Kammertöns (* 1966 in Bochum ) is a German musicologist and teacher .


Christoph Kammertöns studied instrumental pedagogy (piano) at the Folkwang Hochschule Essen as well as musicology, educational science, philosophy and history there, at the University of Essen and at the FernUniversität in Hagen . With a dissertation on Henri Herz as reflected in the French music criticism of his time, he was awarded a Dr. phil. PhD.

His musicological interest focuses on the piano and its music, on instrumental and symbolic functions of bourgeois musical culture and on musical-philosophical issues (including openness and incompleteness, corporeality and performativity). Kammertöns also works as a teacher for music and educational science.

Publications (selection)

  • Chronique Scandaleuse. Henri Herz - an enfant terrible in the French music criticism of the 19th century (Folkwang -tex 15), Essen: The blue owl 2000 (plus Dr.-phil.-Diss. Folkwang Hochschule Essen 1999), ISBN 3-89206-999 -9 .
  • Lexicon of the piano. Building history, performance practice, composers and their works, interpreters , ed. with S. Mauser, with a preface by Daniel Barenboim, Laaber: Laaber-Verlag 2006, ISBN 978-3-89007-543-3
  • The piano. Instrument and Music (CHBeck Wissen), Munich: CHBeck 2013, ISBN 978-3-406-63719-3
  • Friedrich Wieck - Collected writings on music and musicians. Essays and aphorisms about taste, world, virtuosity, music education and voice training, with comments and a historical introduction , ed. with T. Mäkelä and LE Ptasczynski (Interdisciplinary Studies on Music 10), Berlin: Peter Lang 2019, ISBN 978-3-631-76747-4 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Christoph Kammertöns: Pseudohistorische Narrationsmuster in Thomas Hobbes ?: The "remarkable amount of history" in the Leviathan between real history and legitimation-creating myths . 2020, doi : 10.18445 / 20200328-113611-0 ( [accessed on May 1, 2020]).
  2. ^ People - Robert Schumann University Düsseldorf. Retrieved February 20, 2019 .
  3. Folkwang texts. Retrieved February 20, 2019 .
  4. ^ Doctoral Dissertations in Musicology. Retrieved February 20, 2019 .