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By Russell Sanjek

ISBN-10: 0195043103

ISBN-13: 9780195043105

ISBN-10: 1423742273

ISBN-13: 9781423742272

Quantity concentrates solely on tune task within the usa within the 19th century. one of the issues mentioned are how altering expertise affected the printing of tune, the advance of sheet track publishing, the expansion of the yank musical theater, renowned non secular track, black tune (including spirituals and ragtime), track throughout the Civil conflict, and at last "music within the period of monopoly," together with such matters as copyright, altering know-how and distribution, invention of the phonograph, copyright revision, and the institution of Tin Pan Alley.

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Despite it, for many years only the most successful playwrights were in any position to take advantage of its provisions. The responsibility of the Department of State to maintain files of all copyrighted works, including a collection of all deposited American music printed since 1819, which was contained in over 200 bound volumes by that time, came to an end in 1859. All matters dealing with copyright were transferred to 34 American Popular Music and Its Business the Department of the Interior in accordance with an act passed by the 35th Congress.

The Carr family was active only in Baltimore, although Benjamin edited its publications from Philadelphia, where the man who took over Moller and Capron's store, George Willig, and soon his sons, was building the foundation for an enterprise that would last throughout the next century. James Hewitt was at the zenith of his activity in New York, and his sons, eventually to be important figures in popular music, were not yet born. Gottlieb Graupner was chiefly concerned with improving his position in the Boston Theatre orchestra, but was soon to start his own music business.

Jacob Johnson, a Philadelphia bookseller who had opened his shop shortly after the Revolution, established America's first printing-ink manufacturing company, in 1804, liberating printers from the dirty job of producing their own. Despite a growing supply of locally made type, which included music symbols and notation, most early Ameriean music printers and their immediate 36 American Popular Music and Its Business successors continued to employ the old and respected punch method, switching to improvements created by Foumier and Breitkopf decades earlier only, with apparent reluctance, after 1820.

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