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Edition Russe de Musique

Robert S. Nichols and Nigel Simeone

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Russian music publishing firm. It was founded in 1909 by Sergey Koussevitzky and his wife Nataliya with the aim of subsidizing the propagation of new Russian music. Any losses were borne by the Koussevitzkys, and all profits accrued to the composers. The venture was highly successful, both artistically and financially. To ensure copyright protection the firm was first legally established in Berlin as the Russischer Musikverlag, with offices in Moscow and St Petersburg, and

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Subjects: Music

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