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1846–1878

Katharine Ellis

in Interpreting the Musical Past: Early Music in Nineteenth Century France

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195365856
eISBN:
9780199867738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365856.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on a period when the expansion of early music activity began to cause adverse comment: was it a reactionary threat to living composers? Developments in music publishing attest to ... More


Telemann in the Marketplace: The Composer as Self-Publisher

Steven Zohn

in Music for a Mixed Taste: Style, Genre, and Meaning in Telemann’s Instrumental Works

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195169775
eISBN:
9780199865536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169775.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Telemann’s self-publishing business has long been something of a blind spot for historians of music commerce. Surveys of music printing and publishing during the early 18th century often gloss over ... More


Music in Chopin's Warsaw

Halina Goldberg

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195130737
eISBN:
9780199867424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130737.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This book examines the rich musical environment of Fryderyk Chopin's youth and places Chopin's early works in this milieu. It provides a historiographic perspective that allows a better understanding ... More


Music

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The music industry in the United States is relatively small in size but large in cultural presence. It consists of those creating music (artists and composers), those creating or enforcing rights in ... More


What Choirs Also Sang: Aspects of Provincial Music Publishing in Late-nineteenth-century England

Judith Blezzard

in The Business of Music

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235286
eISBN:
9781846312717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235286.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines choral music and aspects of provincial music publishing in the North of England (mostly east of the Pennines) in the late nineteenth century. It shows how local publishers ... More


“Speed the Plough” and “Money Musk”: Knauff and the Dance Music Component of Early American Popular Music

Chris Goertzen

in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses George P. Knauff's music business. When versatile musician and entrepreneur Knauff heard a fiddler playing the Virginia Reels melodies for dancing at social events held at the ... More


George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels and the History of American Fiddling

Chris Goertzen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496814272
eISBN:
9781496814319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496814272.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels (1839) was the first collection of southern fiddle tunes and the only substantial one published in the nineteenth century. Knauff's activity could not anticipate our ... More


“That’s Got ’Em”

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter discusses the childhood of Joe Davis and his early career in the music industry. Davis had his first song, titled “Down Where the Old Road Turns,” published in 1914 and founded his own ... More


Publishing Chamber Music: Archival Evidence for Chamber Music Production and Consumption

Marie Sumner Lott

in The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers, Communities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039225
eISBN:
9780252097270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039225.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the institution of chamber music publishing by looking closely at three internationally significant publishers. In all three cases, publishers sought to balance their production ... More


The Distribution of Venetian Music Books

Jane A. Bernstein

in Music Printing in Renaissance Venice: The Scotto Press (1539-1572)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102314
eISBN:
9780199853113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Real money in music publishing lay not with the printing of books, but with their distribution. First and foremost a book merchant, Girolamo Scotto maintained an efficient marketing system involving ... More


Ottaviano Petrucci: Catalogue Raisonne

Stanley Boorman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195142075
eISBN:
9780199850549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195142075.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The innovative work in design, typography, and content of music printer and publisher Ottaviano Petrucci (1446–1539) became the standard by which all following printers measured themselves. This book ... More


“Composer by Divine Right”: “The American Coleridge-Taylor”

Jean E. Snyder

in Harry T. Burleigh: From the Spiritual to the Harlem Renaissance

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039942
eISBN:
9780252098109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039942.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines a selection of art songs that won Harry T. Burleigh renown through their performance by an impressive roster of American and European opera and recital singers, making him one ... More


Music Publishing, Bibles, and Hymnals

Simon Wright

in History of Oxford University Press: Volume IV: 1970 to 2004

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199574797
eISBN:
9780191839498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574797.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The Music Department, which remained in London until 1983, published sheet music, performance scores, hymnals, books, and educational materials, but was increasingly developing into a ... More


Music

Maria McHale

in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1891

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198187318
eISBN:
9780191803277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780198187318.003.0050
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses music publishing in nineteenth-century Dublin and the ways in which publishers reflected and, in some cases, played a key role in the country’s musical life. The arts, music, ... More


Hollywood Bound

Frederick Nolan

in Lorenz Hart: A Poet on Broadway

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102895
eISBN:
9780199853212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102895.003.0021
Subject:
Music, Popular

In November 1930, in association with Max Dreyfus, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart announced the formation of a new music publishing house, its name a melding of theirs: Rodart Music Publishing ... More


The Protection of Creative Assets

MICHAEL SPENCE

in Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198765011
eISBN:
9780191695278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198765011.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter is built around the intangible assets centered on the activity of the creative industries — book and music publishing, the performance and film industries. It focuses on copyright, to ... More


Loony Tunes, Schmaltzy Melodies

Gary A. Rosen

in Unfair to Genius: The Strange and Litigious Career of Ira B. Arnstein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199733484
eISBN:
9780190259891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733484.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter uses the example of Tin Pan Alley to illustrate how the vicissitudes of the music business closely tracked the development of copyright law, sometimes following changes in the law, and ... More


Back to the Brill Building

Bruce Bastin and Kip Lornell

in The Melody Man: Joe Davis and the New York Music Scene, 1916-1978

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032769
eISBN:
9781617032776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032769.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Joe Davis’s retirement from being a full-time record executive in 1948. During this time, Davis sold his West 51st Street building and returned to Brill Building in Broadway. ... More


The Jewish Population of Tennessee: Sheet Music and the Imprimatur of Broadway

Laurence Maslon

in Broadway to Main Street: How Show Tunes Enchanted America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199832538
eISBN:
9780190620424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199832538.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the first way that the imprimatur of Broadway reached consumers was through the immense distribution of colorful and tuneful sheet music. Early music ... More


The Daddy of the Clarinet

Mark Berresford

in That's Got 'Em!: The Life and Music of Wilbur C. Sweatman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730999
eISBN:
9781604733716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730999.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter describes Sweatman’s career in the 1930s. The demise of two-a-day vaudeville due to the rise of radio and talking films, along with the onset of the Great Depression, spelled ... More


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