Clementi's music business

Rowland, David (2011). Clementi's music business. In: Kassler, Michael ed. The Music Trade in Georgian England. Farnham, Surrey and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, pp. 125–157.



The chapter charts the history of Clementi's firm from the time he and his business partners bought it from Longman & Broderip in 1798 to Clementi's retirement shortly before his death in 1832. The various aspects of the firm are dealt with - the internal working of the partners, instrument sales in the context of a difficult European environment, along with aspects of the publishing business.

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