Clare Tufts received her PhD in French literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1981. She is the professor of the Practice of Romance Studies and director of the French Language Program at Duke University. She has published articles on language acquisition and pedagogy, the modern political theatre in France, Alfred Jarry, and political propaganda in French cartoons. In 1990, her computer tutorial Micro-Review in French was published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Professor Tufts's research interests include second-language acquisition, modern French theatre, and popular culture.Edward Aldwell received his bachelor's and master's degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Adele Marcus. He studied theory and analysis privately with Carl Schachter and later with Ernst Oster. He has been a member of the Techniques of Music department at Mannes since 1969 and a member of the piano department since 1973. He has taught theory at The Curtis Institute of Music since 1971 and is currently Chairperson of the theory department. He has given recitals and master classes throughout the United States as well as in Israel, England and Germany, many of them devoted to the works of Bach. Recordings include both books of THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER, GOLDBERG VARIATIONS and FRENCH SUITES OF BACH, as well as works of Hindemith and Faure.
The late Felix Salzer was a Professor at Queens College, City University of New York, and the author of Structural Hearing. Carl Schachter is a Professor at Queens College and at the Mannes School of Music and is the author of many essays on music theory.
Allen Cadwallader is Professor of Music Theory at the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music. He is the editor of Essays from the Fourth International Schenker Symposium, Volume 1 (2008) and Trends in Schenkerian Research (1990). His articles have appeared in Music Theory Spectrum, Music Analysis, Intï¿½gral, Theory and Practice, and Journal of Music Theory. David Gagnï¿½ is Associate Professor of Music Theory and the Music Theory Coordinator at Queens College, City University of New York. He is the coeditor of Structure and Meaning in Tonal Music: Festschrift in Honor of Carl Schachter (2006). His articles and reviews have appeared in journals and books including The Music Forum, Music Theory Spectrum, Indiana Theory Review, Intï¿½gral, Schenker Studies 2, and Trends in Schenkerian Research.