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Author Scherer, F. M. (Frederic M.)

Title Quarter notes and bank notes : the economics of music composition in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / F. M. Scherer.

Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  331.7617813 Sch28q 2004    ---  Available
Description x, 264 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series The Princeton economic history of the Western world
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The political, social, and economic milieu -- Music composition as a profession -- Composers' backgrounds, aspirations, and economic rewards -- The geography of composer supply and demand -- Changes in transportation and composers' mobility -- The economics of music publishing -- Conclusion.
Subject Composers -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Composers -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 0691116210
Standard No. UKM bA3U2205

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