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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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New publications: Recent Publications about Music Manuscripts and Institutions

We (relatively) recently received two journal issues from the organizations that co-sponsor RISM, IAML and IMS. Both contain articles that discuss musical sources or institutions and could be of interest to the RISM community. They have been cataloged in Kallisto and can be cited by our RISM...

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Movement by Vivaldi

Rediscovered: Vivaldi Embedded – Violin concerto by Brescianello turns out to be a pasticcio

Once again, the digital Schranck No: II collection--with its Baroque instrumental repertoire of the Dresden Court Orchestra--has proven to be a reservoir of musical discoveries...

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New at RISM: Cats in Music

Today is International Cat Day! With RISM, you can find all the music you need to celebrate in style. If International Cat Day had started 200 years ago, musicians could have enjoyed these pieces, from RISM series A/I (printed editions before 1800): Charles Dibdin: The cat, a new song (RISM A/I...

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