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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000557.txt from 2000/07

From: "Mark Charette" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] Re: Protection racket?
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 12:17:47 -0400

Prior to that (1556) were exclusive contracts with the state:

Ottavia dei Petrucci, 1498, exclusive 20 year contract to print & sell
music for lute, organ and voices throughout the Venetian Empire granted
by the Signoria de Venice (The Norton/Grove Handbooks in Music - Music
Printing and Publishing, edited by Krummel & Sadie, p. 20. ISBN
0-393-02809-7. This book is to music publishers what the New Langwill is
to wind instruments)

The book makes interesting reading - music publishing was one of the
first if not the first area of mass publications granted "copy rights",
with both state and church granting publishers the rights to different

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