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Business Unusual: Making Music and Money in Early Modern Europe
New York, March 1999

BUSINESS UNUSUAL: MAKING MUSIC AND MONEY IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE, 1450-1640 A Conference at New York University, Saturday 27 March 1999 Sponsored by the Center for Early Music Graduate School of Arts and Science New York University Held in Room 220, Main Building at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
10 a.m. John Kmetz: "Business Unusual: Making Music and Money in Early Modern Germany" Paul Merkley: "Music and Enterprise in Milan 1470-1499: the Evidence of Notarial Documents" Barbara Haggh: "The Purchasing Power of Money and Credit in Ghent and Brussels, 1450-1520" Andrew Kirkman: "Personal Endowments: the Economic Engine of the 'Cyclic' Mass?" 2 p.m. Stanley Boorman: "Bibliographical Evidence for the Business End of Music Printing and Publishing during the 16th Century" Mitchell Brauner: "Marketing Music in the Age of Incipient Capitalism" Robert Judd: "Making Money at the Organ: The Effect of Commerce on Italian Keyboard Music Printing, 1540-1620" Paul Ranzini: "One Reichstaler a Week - Princely Music Doesn't Come Cheap" Website: Telephone: +1-(212) 998-8308