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Events: 50th Anniversary of the Death of Otto Erich Deutsch

Otto Erich Deutsch (1883-1967), who died 50 years ago today, shares a common destiny with Ludwig von Köchel (1800-1877) and Anthony van Hoboken (1887-1983): he is remembered largely thanks to a thematic catalog. Even more connects Deutsch with Hoboken: from 1926 to 1935 Deutsch was the librarian of...

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Events: 2017/11: The Collaborative Project on Chinese Music Resources 2017 Annual Meeting and the RISM Cataloging Workshop are inaugurated at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music

The following has reached us from TSENG Tzu-Chia of the RISM-Chinese Language Region working group: The annual meeting of the Collaborative Project on Chinese Music Resources and the International Workshop on Repatriation: History and Significance of Early Sound Recordings Made in China took...

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Events: First German Performance of Matthias Pernsteiner's "Missa posta in musica"

On Sunday, 26 November 2017, a traditional church concert will take place at St. Philippus' in Munich (Westendstr. 249, 80686 Munich). A highlight of the concert will be the first German performance of a mass in E-flat by Matthias Pernsteiner (1795-1851). From 1822 to 1823, Pernsteiner was the...

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Events: The 250th Birthday of Bernhard Heinrich Romberg

Bernhard Heinrich Romberg (baptized 13 November 1767, Dinklage – 13 August 1841, Hamburg) was a German cellist and composer.Bernhard Romberg played in concerts in Münster at the young age of seven together with his cousin who was the same age, Andreas Romberg (1767–1821), who played violin. They...

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Events: Musicologists, Muscat, and Mexico

RISM was invited to the conference "Celebración y Sonoridad en Hispanoamérica (Siglos XVI-XIX): Homenaje a José López-Calo," which took place last month from 4-6 October in Morelia, Mexico. The conference was organized by the Centro Cultural de la UNAM, the Escuela Nacional de Estudios...

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