About the Author
Pieter C. van den Toorn is Professor of Music at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the author of The Music of Igor Stravinsky (1983), Stravinsky and The Rite of Spring (1987) and Music, Politics, and the Academy (1995). Stravinsky and The Rite of Spring won the Deems Taylor Award (1989) and the Outstanding Publication Award of the Society for Music Theory (1990).
John McGinness is an Associate Professor
of Music Theory at the Crane School of Music, State University of New York, Potsdam. His essays and articles on topics including the music of Debussy, Stravinsky and Ives have appeared in Musical Quarterly, Music Theory Spectrum and Cahiers Debussy, among other publications. As a pianist specializing in contemporary music, he has premiered over twenty-five new works and has recorded for CRS and Radio Nederland.