Andrew Schartmann

Andrew Schartmann is a Professor of Music Theory at the New England Conservatory. He is the author of two books, including Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack (2015). His third book is forthcoming from Bloomsbury. Schartmann’s work has also appeared in Slate, Bandcamp, and Clavier Companion; and he has articles forthcoming in The Routledge Companion to Music Theory Pedagogy and Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3: The B-Sides.

Super Mario Bros. and Metroid had a profound influence on game soundtracks

BY Andrew Schartmann |