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New at RISM: RISM in re3data

The Registry of Research Data Repositories (re3data) is a global registry that covers research data repositories from different academic disciplines. It presents repositories for the permanent storage and access of data sets to researchers, funding bodies, publishers, and scholarly institutions....

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Rediscovered: A New Elise? Discovery Sheds Light on Famous Beethoven Work

A recently discovered music manuscript dating from the early 19th century has musicologists from all over the world speculating whether they are one step closer to finding out the true identity of the dedicatee of Ludwig van Beethoven's famous bagatelle Für Elise.   The previously unknown...

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New at RISM: Karin Weißert: Internship report

As part of my bachelor’s degree in musicology at the Goethe-Universität in Frankfurt am Main, one is required to work an internship that lasts 150 hours. For my internship, I resolved not to go to an opera house or concert hall to learn the organizational requirements of putting on events. This...

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New at RISM: First RISM Siglum for Papua New Guinea

Part of our work at RISM includes creating new library sigla for any institution worldwide that holds material related to music research. We regularly receive requests from scholars, archivists, and librarians every month. In the course of our daily work, we also stumble upon institutions for which...

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As a precautionary measure due to the novel coronavirus, the RISM Central Office in Frankfurt will be closed until at least 20 April 2020. Details here

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