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Printing and publishing of musiclocked

  • Stanley Boorman,
  • Eleanor Selfridge-Field
  •  and Donald W. Krummel


Printing is a technique for producing many single sets of copies taken from raised, incised or plane surfaces: that is, from type or from wood or metal blocks cut in relief; from copper, pewter or other metals engraved and punched; from stone or metal plates bearing an image imperceptibly raised. These, generally called letterpress, intaglio and lithographic printing, have each been used for printing music, and each has enjoyed a period of pre-eminence....

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