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New at RISM: Teresa Milanollo @RISM

Today is the birthday of Italian violinist and composer Teresa Milanollo (1827-1904). As a nine-year-old, Teresa fascinated audiences with her violin playing. Together with her sister Maria, who was five years younger, they were a successful violin prodigy duo. Tragically, their celebrated...

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New at RISM: Music Migrations in the Early Modern Age: the Meeting of the European East, West and South

The MusMig (Music Migrations) project is a three-year project funded by the Joint Research Programme “Cultural Enconters” of HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area). It seeks to document the movement of music and musicians in the east, west, and south of Europe during the seventeenth and...

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New publications: Axel Klein, O'Kelly - An Irish Musical Family in Nineteenth-Century France

A new book has been published by Axel Klein, who was our Ireland consultant when RISM presented An Evening of Irish Music in March 2014. O'Kelly - An Irish Musical Family in Nineteenth-Century France Norderstedt: BoD, 2014, 493pp. ISBN: 978-3-7357-2310-9 As Klein writes: "This book...

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New at RISM: RISM A-Z: Olga Diener

Who was Olga Diener?The RISM database contains 236 works by Swiss composer Olga Diener (1890-1963), most in her own hand, all held by the Swiss National Library (CH-BEl). Many of the pieces are either for string quartet or piano.Her scores are part of the Olga Diener Collection and an inventory is...

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