Arved Ashby, associate professor, Fulbright scholar,
and AMS 50 fellow, received his Ph.D. in musicology
from Yale University with a dissertation on Alban Berg's
"Lyric Suite." He has continued work on the
historiography of twelve-tone music, and in 1996 received
the Alfred Einstein Award from the American Musicological
Society for an article on Berg's methodological connections
with his teacher Schoenberg. He designed, edited and
contributed to the recent collection "The Pleasure
of Modernist Music: Listening, Meaning, Intention, Ideology"
(University of Rochester Press, 2004). He wrote criticism
for the "American Record Guide" from 1987
to 2001, and has contributed more recently to "Gramophone."
He also composes.
Arved's book "Absolute Music, Mechanical Reproduction"
is available here.