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date: 06 June 2020

Van Ypen.locked

  • Marie Cornaz


Flemish music publishers. Pierre-Joseph Théodore Van Ypen (d Brussels, 1 Feb 1792) and his younger brother Philippe-Henri created a music publishing house in Brussels, in partnership from 1774 to 1779 with the engraver, trumpeter, and horn player Abraham Salomon Pris (b Dieppe, 5 Oct 1740; d Brussels, 13 Sept 1800), then until 1789 with the engraver, violinist, and tenor Paul Mechtler (b Stranzendorf, c. 1723). The firm distributed its publications to Paris, Lyons, Lille, The Hague, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, and London (through Longman & Broderip). Van Ypen & Pris produced works by Conrad Breunig (opp.5 and 6), J.T. Brodeckzy (opp.2 and 3), C. Brunings (op.1), J.-B. Jadin (opp.1, 4, and 5), Pierre van Maldere (op.7), Antoine Pallet, and J.-M. Rousseau. Van Ypen & Mechtler published works by Eugène Godecharle (opp.5 and 6), Godefroid Staes (opp.1 and 2), and Carl Stamitz (op.17). Two composers had works published by both firms: W.G. Hauff (opp.3, 4, and 5) and Ferdinand Staes (opp.1, 3–7). Van Ypen was responsible for a collection of 14 ...

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