Robert Adlington is associate professor in music at the University of Nottingham. He has written extensively on contemporary classical music, including monographs on Harrison Birtwistle (2000) and Louis Andriessen (2004). His current research explores music and politics in Amsterdam between 1966 and 1973, and has resulted in book chapters and articles in Journal of Musicology and Cambridge Opera Journal.
Amy C. Beal is associate professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her primary research and recent publications (in Journal of the American Musicological Society, American Music, Musical Quarterly, Contemporary Music Review, and elsewhere) explore the history and historiography of American experimental music. She has written a book on American music in West Germany between 1945 and 1990: New Music, New Allies: American Experimental Music in West Germany from the Zero Hour to Reunification (2006). She has been the recipient of the Society for American Music’s Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award and the American Musicological Society’s Einstein Award.
Hubert F. van den Berg is researcher in the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture and the Dutch Department of the University of Groningen (Netherlands). He has published on literature and politics, the social history of literature and art, Dada and the European avant-garde, as well as the literary representation and the cultural history of nature. His books include Avantgarde und