MemberVirginia Anderson

…68 and the Experimental Revolution in Britain’. In Music and Protest in 1968, ed. Beate Kutschke and Barley Norton. Cambridge: CUP, 2013 (978-1-1070-0732-1), pp. 171– 187.

‘Systems and other minimalism in Britain’. In Ashgate Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music, ed. Pwyll ap Siôn and Keith Potter. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2013 (978-1-4094-3549-5), pp. 87–106….

Virginia Anderson specialises in the study of experimental, minimalist, and free improvisatory music. Her work is published in journals such as The Journal of Musicological Research, Performance Research, New Sounds, and the Galpin Society Journal. She has written chapters in academic anthologies published by Cambridge University Press, Ashgate, University of Michigan Press, and the University of Leuven Press (two titles in this last). She has taught music history, popular music, and ethnomusicology at universities in the UK and in Britain. She is the editor of the Journal of Experimental Music Studies, runs the Experimental Music Catalogue with its founder, Christopher Hobbs, and maintains its web blog and other pages. She is currently editing a book of interviews conducted by Barney Childs with American composers in 1972, to be published by the University of Illinois Press. She also plays clarinet, and has recorded on Zanja, Advance, and Rastascan Recordings, specialising in new works for Eb clarinet and free improvisation. She is currently a member of the free improvisation group CHA, with Bruce Coates (saxes) and Christopher Hobbs (keyboards, electronics, percussion) and the South Leicestershire Improvisors’ Ensemble.