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New at RISM: RISM from A to Z: Robert Eitner

We are pleased to present the following article written by our intern, Martin Bierwisch: Who hasn't heard of Robert Eitner (1832-1905)? If you are a musicologist, it's hard to avoid him and his Biographisch-Bibliographisches Quellenlexikon (Bio-Bibliographical Source Lexicon). This work also...

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Library collections: Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek

Ten years ago, in September 2004, a devastating fire broke out at the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek in Weimar (D-WRz). In total, 196,000 books and manuscripts, including music materials, were in the building that burned. 28,000 were spared but 50,000 were completely destroyed. A further 118,000...

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Events: IAML Poland Celebrates 50 Years

This week, our Polish colleagues are celebrating the 50th anniversary of IAML Poland with a conference in Warsaw on 23-24 September 2014. The topic of the conference is Music Information in the Future (Muzyczna Informacja Jutra). IAML president Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie has been invited to deliver a...

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New publications: Mozart: New Documents

From the AMS we have received the following announcement: We are pleased to announce the availability of a new online resource, Mozart: New Documents. The site will present recently uncovered references to Mozart and his music from the composer's lifetime that have yet to appear in the scholarly...

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