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—Howley, Haviland & Company

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...While not the most enduring of the Tin Pan Alley firms, Howley, Haviland & Company produced a number of successful songs, particularly in the genres of the sentimental song and the ‘coon’ song. Patrick Howley (1870-1918), manager...

—Oliver Ditson and Company

David Horn

David Horn was a founding editor of the journal Popular Music and a founding member of IASPM (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music). He was Director of the Institute of Popular Music at the University of Liverpool from 1988 until his retirement in 2002. Together with the blues scholar Paul Oliver he first proposed the idea of EPMOW in the 1980s, and has worked on the project since that time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The company that was to become the major music publishing house in the United States by the 1880s was established by Oliver Ditson (1811-88) in a Boston music store in 1835. A year later, Ditson and Samuel H. Parker, a publisher to whom...

—The Richmond Organization

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Music publishers have always been willing to adopt new methods to exploit their wares. One of the most prescient in the use of radio was Howard S. Richmond (1918-). He started The Richmond Organization, which became known as TRO, in New...

American Bandstand

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...American Bandstand was a US television show in the form of a dance party. Originally called Bandstand, it began in 1952 as a local Philadelphia broadcast on the ABC network affiliate WFIL-TV. When host Bob Horn was fired in 1956...

Catalog

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a Fellow of Oxford Brookes University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘catalog’ has come to be used in a metaphorical sense to describe the totality of songs controlled by a music publisher or of recordings owned by a record company (hence ‘back catalog’ refers to previously issued material); but its...

Charts

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...A chart is the numerical ranking of record releases according to retail sales, popularity, radio and television plays or aesthetic criteria within a given geographical location or musical genre. Charts are generally measured over a specific...

E-commerce

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Electronic commerce, or ‘E-commerce,’ is defined by the US Department of Commerce as ‘business transactions on the [World Wide] Web.’ This definition is comparatively versatile (for example, it can be taken to encompass business-to-business...

Trade Fairs

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Trade fairs are modern marketplaces where members of an industry can meet to offer new products for sale or licensing and to make trading agreements, most often on an international basis. Within the music industry, such fairs generally...

Gig

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Gig’ is a commonplace colloquial popular music term, used initially by jazz musicians and subsequently adopted widely in popular music in connection with freelance playing activities. The derivation of the term is obscure, although...

Iconography

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...Introduction The term ‘iconography’ was originally used in art history to describe sets of visual conventions in the pictorial arts, particularly painting. Rule books giving advice on how best to encode Christian doctrine in art...