About the Author
Neil Lerner is Associate Professor of Music at Davidson College. A specialist in film music, he has published studies of film scores by composers including Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, John Williams, and Dimitri Tiomkin.
Joseph N. Straus is Presidential Professor of Music at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and former President of the Society for Music Theory. He has written widely on topics in twentieth-century music and music theory.