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Project Collaborator

Nathan Martin

Associate Professor of Music University of Michigan


Nathan Martin's primary research interests are in the history of music theory and the analysis of musical form. Martin has published widely on Jean-Philippe Rameau’s theory of harmony, on the new Formenlehre, on Mozart’s operas, and on the musical writings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. During the 2018–2019 academic year, he held the Edward T. Cone membership in music at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He received his PhD from McGill University in 2009.


Illustration of the Arca Musurgica by Fr. Athanasius Kircher, circa 1650

Toward a Global History of Music Theory

Project Topics:

2023 – 2025