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The Oxford history of music ...

W. H. Hadow

The Oxford history of music ...

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Published by Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Music

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination8 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26886370M

    Miss M. With extraordinary energy and professionalism, he improved and enlarged Oxford's printing resources, and developed Hart's Rules as the first style guide for Oxford's proofreaders. In that work, Foss showed energy and imagination. It's so great to have the freedom to pursue my own interests, and gives me a real sense of control over my studies. Rood's printing included John Ankywyll's Compendium totius grammaticae, which set new standards for teaching of Latin grammar. InMilford hired Hubert J.

    This text illuminates, through a representative sampling of masterworks, those themes, styles, and currents that give shape and direction to each musical age. The geographical range is also broad: there are options on North American, Latin American, Asian and African history see the department website for further details. Curiously, sales through the years to were good and it was only towards the end of the war that conditions really began pinching. The Depression of dried profits from the Americas to a trickle, and India became 'the one bright spot' in an otherwise dismal picture. Other business was routed through H.

    The Press worked here untilwith its operations split into the so-called Learned Side and Bible Side in different wings of the building. The course combines vigorous debate over questions of interpretation with rigorous attention to source material, while the constant enrichment by cross-fertilisation from other disciplines leads to new questions about the past. InA. Bythe University was headed by a magister scholarum Oxonie, on whom the title of Chancellor was conferred inand in the masters were recognised as a universitas or corporation. In what the Press called "the most durable gentleman's agreement in the history of modern music," [78] Foss guaranteed the publication of any music that Vaughan Williams would care to offer them. In spite of disruptions caused by war, it won a crucial contract to print textbooks for the Central Provinces in and this helped to stabilize its fortunes in this difficult phase.


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The Oxford history of music ... book

Milfordhis younger colleague, effectively succeeded Frowde in London business[ edit ] Frowde had no doubt that the Press's business in London could be very largely increased and was appointed on contract with a commission on sales.

In the late 17th century, the Oxford philosopher John Locke, suspected of treason, was forced to flee the country. Whatever their reasons for their style of working, both Cannan and Milford had a very hardnosed view of what needed to be done, and they proceeded to do it. In that work, Foss showed energy and imagination.

During the 20th and early 21st centuries, Oxford added to its humanistic core a major new research capacity in the natural and applied sciences, including medicine. In the Delegates bought land in Walton Street.

The Press was obliged to disburse 80 percent of the value of the books he had carried as 'incidental expenses', so even if they had got substantial orders they would still have made a loss.

Laud envisaged a unified press of world repute. Griffiths, a professional publishers' representative based in SannomiyaKobe.

He and his colleagues presided over the end of Parker and Guy's lease, and a new arrangement in whereby the Stationers leased the whole of Oxford's printing privilege, including its unsold scholarly stock.

The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field.

The Oxford History of Western Music

With extraordinary energy and professionalism, he improved and enlarged Oxford's printing resources, and developed Hart's Rules as the first style guide for Oxford's proofreaders. During his time, the growing Press established distributors in Londonand employed the bookseller Joseph Parker in Turl Street for the same purposes in Oxford.

By there were makeshift depots at Madras and Calcutta. With the end of the war Milford's place was taken by Geoffrey Cumberlege. Milford's nephew R. But Frowde's distance from the Press's decision-making meant he was incapable of influencing policy unless a Delegate spoke for him.

InNoel Carrington went to Calcutta to set up a proper branch. Visits must be booked in advance and are led by a member of the archive staff. New material, including two complete chapters, was added to volumes I and ii, while the third volume was reissued with minor corrections and a number of supplementary notes by Edward J.

This work only provoked further conflict with the Stationers' Company. The 18th century, when Oxford was said to have forsaken port for politics, was also an era of scientific discovery and religious revival.

When the American War of Independence deprived Oxford of a valuable market for its Bibles, this lease became too risky a proposition, and the Delegates were forced to offer shares in the Press to those who could take "the care and trouble of managing the trade for our mutual advantage.

The name continued to be used when OUP moved to its present site in Oxford in Barnabas Church in Oxford. Frowde's agency was set up just in time, for the Revised Version, published on 17 Maysold a million copies before publication and at a breakneck rate thenceforth, though overproduction ultimately made a dent in the profits.

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