New at RISM: New CD Box Set: The RISM Complete Incipits Edition
How many times have you thought to yourself, "If only I could listen to these music incipits all day!" Now you can! A special offer for today only.continue
In the news: Help solve a 90-year-old musical mystery
A competition has been set up by the Italian music monthly Musica to find works by the almost unknown Italian-Argentinian composer Rodolfo Zanni (1901-1927). After his mysterious death, his works completely disappeared. He composed over 80 works: symphonies, overtures, ballets,...continue
New at RISM: How can you link to RISM searches?
Many smaller institutions, including libraries, archives, private collectors, etc. do not maintain an online catalog of their collections but want to present the RISM records for their items on their own websites. To facilitate this, the Bavarian State Library in Munich offers a query interface...continue
Events: Opera premieres from Vienna to Paris
Two rarely-heard operas are enjoying premieres now - and there are interesting sources for both in RISM. Performances of Gli uccellatori (The Birdcatchers) by Florian Leopold Gassmann (1729-1774) started yesterday at the Theater an der Wien. There are three sources for the overture in the RISM...continue