geoffrey chew is an Emeritus Professor of Music at Royal Holloway, University of London. His research focuses on music and literature in the Czech lands, although he has published on a wide range of historical, analytical, and critical topics.
yoel greenberg is a lecturer in music theory and musicology at Bar-Ilan University and violist with the Carmel Quartet. His research focuses on the evolution of sonata form, interactions between music and other arts in the early twentieth century, and computerized recognition of style. He holds a first degree in mathematics and computer science and a doctorate in musicology from the Hebrew University, and did post-doctoral work at Princeton University. He is currently working on a book about the evolution of sonata form from a systems-theory perspective. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including a Fulbright post-doctoral fellowship. His research on sonata form is funded by a grant from the Israel Science Foundation.
christopher mark is a senior lecturer in musicology at the University of Surrey. He was founding editor-in-chief of the Cambridge journal twentieth-century music and founder of the Biennial International Conference on Music since Nineteen Hundred, which held its first meeting and most recent meetings at the University of Surrey (1999 and 2017). He has published three monographs, Early Benjamin Britten (Garland, 1995), Roger Smalley: A Case Study of Late Twentieth-Century Composition (Ashgate, 2012), and Britten: An Extraordinary Life (Associated Board of the [End Page 154] Royal School of Music, 2013) as well as numerous articles, conference papers, and book chapters on Britten, Bridge, Smalley, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Warlock, Tippett, and Constant Lambert.
tsung-han tsai, originally from Taiwan, teaches English literature at Shantou University, China. His principal research interest is the relationship between music, politics, and modernist literature, especially the writing of E. M. Forster. He has published on Forster's Wagnerism, and is currently turning his Ph.D. thesis (St Andrews, 2014) on the political significance of Forster's engagement with music into a monograph. He is also developing a new book project on music and modernist life-writing, exploring the ways in which a diversity of musical genres and cultures influenced modernist experiments in testing the boundary between art and life. [End Page 155]