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José Bowen:
Beethoven the businessman

TEDxSMU · 13:16 · Filmed Dec 2011
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The revolution that made music more marketable, more personal and easier to pirate began ... at the dawn of the nineteenth-century. At TEDxSMU, José Bowen outlines how new printing technology and an improved piano gave rise to the first music industry and influenced a generation of composers. (Filmed at TEDxSMU.)

Professor of music
José Bowen is an accomplished musician and teacher who explores how technology has shaped the history of music. Full bio
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