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[[Frank Kidson]] writes:
 
[[Frank Kidson]] writes:
  
John Walsh, father and son, were the largest and most eminent of music publishers during the eighteenth century. For seventy years they held a monopolising position and were in their century what the Playford family had been in the preceding one: with the distinction that while it might be within reasonable possibility to number the publications of the Playfords, those of the Walsh's are practically countless, though nevertheless a bibliographical list (even if imperfect) and a carefully compiled history of the latter's business history would be a most desirable work.
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<blockquote>John Walsh, father and son, were the largest and most eminent of music publishers during the eighteenth century. For seventy years they held a monopolising position and were in their century what the Playford family had been in the preceding one: with the distinction that while it might be within reasonable possibility to number the publications of the Playfords, those of the Walsh's are practically countless, though nevertheless a bibliographical list (even if imperfect) and a carefully compiled history of the latter's business history would be a most desirable work.</blockquote>
  
 
See also [[John Walsh Junior]]
 
See also [[John Walsh Junior]]
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Frank Kidson writes:

John Walsh, father and son, were the largest and most eminent of music publishers during the eighteenth century. For seventy years they held a monopolising position and were in their century what the Playford family had been in the preceding one: with the distinction that while it might be within reasonable possibility to number the publications of the Playfords, those of the Walsh's are practically countless, though nevertheless a bibliographical list (even if imperfect) and a carefully compiled history of the latter's business history would be a most desirable work.

See also John Walsh Junior

Back to London Music Publishers

Back to List of Historical Tunebooks