Mądry, Alina, PhD is an assistant professor on the Department of Musicology of Adam Mickiewicz University (AMU) in Poznań. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on the keyboard works of C. P. E. Bach in the context of German musical aesthetics of the second half of the eighteenth century (AMU, Faculty of History). She is the author of Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: estetyka, stylistyka, dzieło [C. P. E. Bach: aesthetics, style and oeuvre] (Poznań, 2003), for which she was awarded the Hieronim Feicht Prize of the Polish Composers’ Union (2005). Her research interests are focused mainly on the history and aesthetics of eighteenth-century music in Europe and Poland. Since 2005, she has been a member of the Research and Editorial Team of the Jasna Góra music resources. Currently, her research is focused on eighteenth-century Polish music, mostly the exploration and discovery of local music sources. She works closely with the Archdiocesan Archive in Poznań, supervising its music collection, and pursues her research interests in instrumentology as an assistant at the Museum of Musical Instruments in Poznań. She has participated in more than thirty conferences in Poland and abroad. Since 2010, she has led a group conducting research into a unique instrument collection inherited from a music ensemble active at the Pauline monastery of Jasna Góra (seventeenth-twentieth centuries). Her wide-ranging research will be reflected in her forthcoming book The Baroque, part two: 1697-1795, to be published in English and Polish as part of the prestigious series The History of Polish Music (Sutkowski Edition, Warsaw). Her other publications include scholarly papers on source text studies and instrumentology. In 2009, she established the Musica Patria association. The Musica Maxima ensemble associated with Musica Patria performs compositions discovered by Dr Mądry in Polish archives., Polska