New publications: New Music Edition Series founded at Wilhering Abbey in Upper Austria: Matthias Pernsteiner, Missa posta in musica, edited by Ikarus Kaiser
The following guest post is by our colleague Ikarus Kaiser of RISM Austria:Recently the new music edition series "Sacred Music in Wilhering Abbey" was founded. It is focused on the music tradition of the Upper Austrian Cistercian abbey Wilhering and its large music collection. Ikarus...continue
Events: Countdown to Muscat!
Last week, we welcomed around 20 participants from around the world to learn the ins and outs of Muscat, RISM's new program for cataloging musical sources that will be launched in November. From October 12-14, 2016, we were excited to host participants from Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic,...continue
Library collections: Presenting the Music Collection at Melk Abbey
The following is a guest post by one of our RISM contributors Johannes Prominczel, music archivist at Melk Abbey. The music archive of Melk Abbey in Austria consists of around 10,000 items of notated music and books as well as about 50 musical instruments.The focus of the collection is on...continue
RISM A-Z: Sara Levy
This entry in our series RISM A-Z comes to us from Julia Neumann, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Gifted harpsichordist, avid collector of musical sources, an early appreciator of Bach, Berlin salonnière, and not least of all great-aunt of Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy ...continue