Electronic resources: American Vernacular Music Manuscripts
The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University announces the launch of its American Vernacular Music Manuscripts (AVMM) website. Built as part of a three-year project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and undertaken in partnership with the American Antiquarian...continue
New at RISM: No siglum? No problem!
From time to time we come across articles, dissertations, or databases with a list of sigla that includes a phrase such as "the following sigla, not in RISM, were derived for this project." There's a better way! We'll make one for you! If you need a siglum for your research project,...continue
RISM A-Z: Sofia Gubaidulina
Today's installment of the series RISM A-Z takes a look at Sofia Gubaidulina, a Russian composer born in 1931. Wait, a living composer in RISM? Yes! While RISM has traditionally maintained an emphasis on music manuscripts dating from between 1600 and 1800, the unique configuration of individual...continue
Events: Polish Week, Part 3: Using the RISM Online Catalog's Filters with Monastic Collections
This is the third and final installment of Guido Kraus's reports on current source research in Poland, brought about by the conference Monasteries and Music in May 2015.continue