Royal Order on Music Copyright , Madrid (1837)

Source: Archivo Histórico Nacional; AHN, Consejos, 11404, Exp. 056

Citation:
Royal Order on Music Copyright , Madrid (1837), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
Royal Order extending the protection to musical compositions

Full title original language:
Real orden haciendo extensiva la Real orden de 5 de mayo de 1837 sobre obras dramáticas al grabado de las composiciones de música

Abstract:
A few months after dramatists achieved copyright recognition, a group of composers in Madrid also requested copyright protection from the Queen Regent, Maria Cristina. Their associative network was not directly grounded in theatrical practices but could be explained as a consequence of the regulatory inertia on copyright and the connection already established between the monarchy and the Royal Conservatory. It is not a surprise, then, that they also succeeded in their lobbying endeavour: the decree on dramatic property was extended to cover music.

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Bibliography:
  • Díez Huerga, A., "Las sociedades musicales en el Madrid de Isabel II (1833-(1833-1868)”, Anuario Musical, 58, 2003, pp. 253- 277

  • Lafourcade, O. Ramón Carnicer en Madrid: su actividad como músico, gestor y pedagogo en el Madrid de la primera mitad del siglo XIX (Madrid: unpublished PhD, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Departamento de Música, 2004)

  • Sopeña Ibáñez, F., Historia crítica del Conservatorio de Madrid (Madrid, Dirección General de Belles Artes, 1967)

  • Surwillo, L. The Stages of Property: Copyrighting Theatre in Spain (Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 2007)


Related documents in this database:
1813: Rules to preserve the property of authors over their works
1837: Royal Order on Dramatic Copyright
1847: Literary Property Act
1877: Supreme Court on Music Copyright

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1837

Location: Madrid

Language: Spanish

Source: Archivo Histórico Nacional; AHN, Consejos, 11404, Exp. 056

Persons referred to:
Albéniz y Basanta, Pedro
Diez, Juan
Saldoni, Baltasar

Places referred to:
Madrid

Cases referred to:
N/A

Institutions referred to:
Monarchy

Legislation:
Royal Order on the Representation of Dramatic Works (1837)

Keywords:
dramatic works, protected subject matter
lobbying
music, protected subject matter

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