Georgina Bartlett

Georgina Bartlett

Lecturer, St Peter's College

BMus (Hons) and MMus (University of Miami), DPhil (Oxon)


Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century song, English opera, popular music, music and theology, music of the Caribbean.


Georgina Bartlett is a music historian whose primary research explores the intersections between comic opera and popular song in England during the nineteenth century. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of Miami, where she studied with Professors Karen Henson and Melissa de Graaf, and she completed her doctorate at Oxford, supervised by Professor Suzanne Aspden. She has held a Junior Teaching Fellowship at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and has lectured at the Faculty of Music


Eighteenth-Century Opera, Programme Music, Musical Thought and Scholarship, Foundations of Musicology, World Jazz, Women and Music in the Nineteenth Century.


Transformation or Conformation? The English Broadside Ballad and the Theatre, 1797-1844’, Music and Letters (forthcoming)

‘Stage, Street, Garden, or Parlour: The Ubiquitous Popular Songs of Late Georgian England’, Popular Music and Society (forthcoming) 

‘Borrowed Music, Imported Meaning: History, Theology, and Allusion in the Popular Worship Song “Before You I Kneel (A Worker’s Prayer)”’, The Artistic Theologian (forthcoming)