B. Eslava

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cover ca.1870

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History

Bonifacio Eslava(1829-1882)a violoncellist, professor, music publisher and owner of a piano factory and a music store, founded his publishing firm in 1857. Between 1866 and 1882 la Casa Bonifacio Eslava published many works for piano and sacred organ works. In 1867 he sponsored a composition contest, started a branch in Barcelona and founded the weekly magazine Revista y Gaceta musical (1867-1868).

In 1900, 18 years after Eslava’s death, Casa Dotesio finally bought the company, and Dotesio changed its name to Unión Musical Española 1n 1914.

Collections

  • Gran biblioteca musical (1857-1864)
  • Ecos de Salón Eslava (1871?)
  • Escuela recreativa de los pianistas
  • Sinfonías dramáticas de los compositores más célebres y modernos
  • Museo clásico de los pianistas (1867-1868)

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

Imprints

  • Casa Bonifacio Eslava

Addresses

  • c/ Noblejas, 3, Madrid (1857)
  • Travesía de la Parada, 8. Madrid (1861)
  • c/ Ancha de San Bernardo, 9, Madrid (1961-1868)
  • c/ Arenal, 18 Madrid (1868-1885)
  • c/ San Gil, 3 Madrid (1885-1887
  • Rambla de San José, 30, Barcelona (1867)


Plate Numbers

Authority Control

Sources Consulted

  • Basque music site
  • ANSORENA, José Luis: "San Martín Eslava, Bonifacio", en Casares, E. (dir.): Diccionario de la Música Española e Hispanoamericano. Madrid, Sociedad General de Autores y Editores, 1999. T. 4, p. 759.