Boosey and Hawkes: The Publishing Story

Boosey and Hawkes The Publishing Story Boosey Hawkes Scores Books A rare inside look at the evolution of the world s leading classical publisher and how it works with composers to shape music history Rather than wage a price war Leslie Bo

  • Title: Boosey and Hawkes: The Publishing Story
  • Author: Helen Wallace
  • ISBN: 9780851625140
  • Page: 441
  • Format: Paperback
  • Boosey Hawkes Scores Books A rare inside look at the evolution of the world s leading classical publisher and how it works with composers to shape music history Rather than wage a price war, Leslie Boosey and Ralph Hawkes decided to merge their rival businesses in 1930 Signing Bartok and Strauss and investing in talented young composers like Britten and Copland, Boosey Hawkes Scores Books A rare inside look at the evolution of the world s leading classical publisher and how it works with composers to shape music history Rather than wage a price war, Leslie Boosey and Ralph Hawkes decided to merge their rival businesses in 1930 Signing Bartok and Strauss and investing in talented young composers like Britten and Copland, the company fully came of age with the acquisition of masterpieces by Stravinsky, Rachmaninoff, and Prokofiev The 1980s saw a new flowering, with impressive signings in America and Europe, but not without internal struggles Distinguished journalist and broadcaster Helen Wallace vividly charts the company s progress through boom years and unexpected financial threats, and reveals how artistic foresight has been balanced with commercial reality A surprisingly gripping narrative For those who wonder what really goes on in music publishing, it offers a fascinating read BBC Music Magazine

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    1. Helen Wallace Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Boosey and Hawkes: The Publishing Story book, this is one of the most wanted Helen Wallace author readers around the world.

    2. The biggest surprise about this book was all the surprises! I determined to read it simply because I thought it would be a good professional move to be more versed in the history of the company for which I work, but it turned out to be an absolutely fascinating book! Boosey & Hawkes has really played a major role in the developments, twists and turns of music history in the 20th Century.

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