Ottaviano Petrucci

Ottaviano Petrucci : Catalogue Raisonne

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The innovative work in design, typography, and content of music printer and publisher Ottaviano Petrucci (1446 - 1539) became the standard by which all following printers measured themselves. This book is a bibliographic study of the output of the Petrucci presses. It includes a detailed study of technique and house-style, and provide a detailed catalogue of editions and copies.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1296 pages
  • 188 x 254 x 55.9mm | 1,927.79g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0195142071
  • 9780195142075

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...a significant, indeed an indispensable tool. It is a model case study in analytical music bibliography. * Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 101, no. 2 * ...a highly original, synthetic contribution to music bibliography with important implications for all the larger fields into which it fits... In fact, it is a better and more detailed bibliographical study than we have ever before seen of any music printer or publisher. * Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 101, no. 2 *show more