Events: RISM at the MLA Conference - live stream
The 84th Annual Meeting of the Music Library Association will take place on February 25-28, 2015, in Denver, Colorado. Watch the conference online!continue
New at RISM: RISM from A-Z: Elizaveta, Elisabeth, and Elizabeth
Today, our series RISM from A-Z takes us on a journey that spans three centuries as we visit the lives of an Elizaveta, Elisabeth, and Elizabeth. The first is Elizaveta Alexievna (1779-1826), the Empress of Russia. She was born Princess Louise of Baden (Germany) and married Alexander I of Russia....continue
Library collections: Funding Renewed for KoFIM Berlin Project
The following announcement has come to us from Martina Rebmann (Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin): With generous support from the German Research Foundation (DFG), the KoFIM Berlin project (Kompetenzzentrum Forschung und Information Musik/Center of Excellence for Research and Information in Music) will...continue
Rediscovered: Sensational new source: A previously unknown Carnival song by Beethoven!
As a sensational new source proves, Ludwig van Beethoven was – one can hardly believe – of a foolish nature and not at all averse to merry making and carnival.continue