Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England

Thomas East and Music Publishing in Renaissance England

eBook - 2003
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In the London of Shakespeare and William Byrd, Thomas East was the premier, often exclusive, printer of music. As he tells the story of this influential figure in early English music publishing, Jeremy Smith also offers a vivid overall portrait of a bustling and competitive industry, in which composers, patrons, publishers, and tradesmen sparred for creative control and financial success. It provides a truly comprehensive study of music publishing and a new way of understanding the place of musical culture in Elizabethan times. In addition, Smith has compiled the first complete chronology of East's music prints, based on both bibliographical and paper-based evidence.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9781280531057
1280531053
9781423784838
1423784839
0195139054
Characteristics: 1 online resource (233 pages) : illustrations

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