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Dr Guido Heldt

Dr Guido Heldt

Dr Guido Heldt
DPhil

Senior Lecturer in Music

Victoria Rooms,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1SA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314045

Research summary

Music and film has been the main field of my research for more than a decade, with work on film music and narrative theory (monograph Music and Levels of Narration in Film. Steps across the Border, 2013), on composer biopics and on musical films in Nazi cinema (and after), but also on other topics: film music by Hanns Eisler, Ennio Morricone or Michael Nyman; music in Mildred Peirce, The Truman ShowThe Blair Witch Project, Dancer in the Dark or German 60s TV series Raumpatrouille; music in romantic comedies, GDR films or films about Stonehenge. I am currently ...

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Biography

I studied musicology, art history and philosophy at the University of Münster/Germany, and as a visiting student at King's College London and at Oxford University. In 1997 I got my Ph.D. at Münster with a thesis on English tone poems in the early 20th century and ideas of a national music in England.

1997-2003 I worked as a lecturer at the Department of Musicology of the Free University Berlin and in autumn/winter 2003 as a visiting lecturer at the History Department of Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo/Ontario in Canada. I joined the Bristol Music Department ...

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