About the Authors

Tatiana Oltean is assistant professor at the "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy of Cluj‑Napoca, Department of Musicology, Music History discipline. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree (department of Musicology, 2003), then earned her Master’s degree (department of Musicological Syntheses, 2005) and her Doctor’s degree (in Muscial Stylistics, with a thesis entitled Analytical Perspectives on the Opera-Oratorio "Manole the Craftsman" by Sigismund Toduţă, 2008, under the professional supervision of academician Cornel Ţăranu, Professor, Ph.D.) at the same institution. Her musicological interests include analytical aspects of the works of Romanian composers, performing arts and the mythology-music binomial.

Olguța Lupu studied piano, then graduated in composition with Tiberiu Olah at the Bucharest Conservatory. She holds a PhD in musicology and her favourite subject is 20th century music, with a focus on Romanian composers. Her work has been included in various national and international conferences and symposia, she has participated in radio broadcasts and has published over 50 studies. She has written books in the field of musicology and music theory and coordinated, as editor, several volumes dedicated to important personalities of Romanian music. In 2016 and 2018 she was awarded the prizes of the Romanian Society of Composers and Musicologists and Muzica magazine, respectively. Currently, she teaches music theory and score reading, and is the Dean of the Faculty of Composition, Musicology and Music Education at the National University of Music Bucharest.

Reinhart Meyer-Kalkus is scientific coordinator at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Studies) and professor of German literature at the University of Potsdam, where he has taught since 1996. Before that he worked for many years in Bonn and Paris at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). During 1998-1999 he was a Fellow of the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles.  Since 1997 he teaches at the Potsdam University.
Main research interests: German and French literature since the seventeenth century, literature in performance, contemporary music, and history of the German Lied and the French Mélodie.
Main books: Wollust und Grausamkeit: Affektenlehre und Affektdarstellung in Lohensteins Dramatik am Beispiel von “Agrippina, Göttingen 1986; Die akademische Mobilität zwischen Deutschland und Frankreich 1925-1992, Bonn 1994; Stimme und Sprechkünste im 20. Jahrhundert, Berlin 2001; György Ligeti/Gerhard Neuweiler: Motorische Intelligenz, ed. Reinhart Meyer-Kalkus, Berlin 2007.

Antigona Rădulescu, musicologist and PhD in music since 2002, is professor at the National University of Music Bucharest, teaching courses on polyphony, semiotics and musical narratology. Since 1991, she is a member of the Romanian Union of Composers and Musicologists (secretary of the Musicology section between 2010-2014). Her musicological activity includes published books: Perspective semiotice în muzică [Semiotic Perspectives in Music] (2003), Johann Sebastian Bach (2010), Introducere în semiotica muzicală [Introduction to Musical Semiotics] (2013) – book for which she received the Romanian Academy Award in 2015, Odiseea muzicală / Musical Odyssey 1864-2014 (2014); main collaborator of the volume by Valentina Sandu-Dediu Muzica românească între 1944-2000 (2002), translated into German (Rumänische Musik nach 1944, 2006); coordinator and co-author of the collective volume Estetica. Un alt fel de manual [Aesthetics. Another kind of textbook] (2007); author of studies on various themes, from semiotics to modern and contemporary creation, published in academic journals; coordinator of the National University of Music Bucharest journal Acord.

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