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Clementi & Co. in international markets

Rowland, David (2010). Clementi & Co. in international markets. In: Illiano, Roberto and Sala, Luca eds. Instrumental Music and the Industrial Revolution. Ad Parnassum Studies (5). Bologna: Ut Orpheus Edizioni, pp. 525–542.

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In this volume the creators wished to investigate the intersection between the Industrial Revolution and the aesthetic-musical field. In particular, they aimed to explore the European dimension of the cultural exchanges caused by the phenomenon of musical migration, together with the international relationships generated by the music printing industry, entrepreneurship and the market for musical instruments. The later eighteenth and earlier nineteenth centuries were a time of fundamental change in European life, proceeding from the revolutionary implications of the ideologies of Enlightenment, and reverberating in market economies, methods of manufacturing and agriculture, modes of travel, and population distribution. The development of new technologies resulted in the enlargement and improvement of the music printing industry, and in the widespread diffusion of music in private and public spheres. The Industrial Revolution brought about the ‘modernization’ of productive processes and, as a consequence, engendered a kind of ‘globalization’ of the musical market.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 88-8109-468-1, 978-88-8109-468-4
Extra Information: The present volume collects twenty-six among the thirty-eight contributions presented during the International Conference ‘Instrumental Music and the Industrial Revolution’, held on July 1-3, 2006 in Cremona. This conference was held, in collaboration with the Ad Parnassum Journal, the Stichting-Fondazione P. A. Locatelli1, the Ut Orpheus Edizioni in Bologna, and under the patronage of the Municipality and the Province of Cremona, as well as the Italian Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the Ministry for Cultural Goods
Academic Unit/Department: Arts
Item ID: 21952
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2010 15:48
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 15:13
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/21952
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