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Music Printing in Renaissance VeniceThe Scotto Press (1539-1572)$
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Jane A. Bernstein

Print publication date: 1998

Print ISBN-13: 9780195102314

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.001.0001

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The Early Years (1538–1553)

The Early Years (1538–1553)

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(p.161) Eight The Early Years (1538–1553)
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Music Printing in Renaissance Venice
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Jane A. Bernstein

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102314.003.0009

The 1540s must have been a heady time for the two Venetian music presses. Practically overnight the single-impression method of music typography transformed the Venetian music-printing industry into an international enterprise. The size and type of repertory issued by Scotto and Gardano increased dramatically as the decade progressed. During their first years of operation, the two firms turned out about twenty music editions per year, representing about four times the total output of the Venetian printers from the preceding decade, and nearly ten times the number of editions Petrucci issued at the beginning of the century. In order to keep up production, Scotto and Gardano had to implement a variety of schemes in the marketing of their music books.

Keywords:   Venetian music presses, Scotto, typography, Gardano, Petrucci, production

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