ALLAN MARETT is the author of two Noh plays—Eliza (1989) and Oppenheimer (2015)—which he wrote in collaboration with Richard Emmert and Akira Matsui. For almost 40 years Allan taught musicology at the University of Sydney and Hong Kong University. His research specializations are in Japanese music (in particular gagaku) and Australian Aboriginal Music. Allan retired in 2007 and is now an Emeritus Professor at the Sydney Conservatorium. He also teaches at the Sydney Zen Centre.