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Library collections: Friedrich Nicolas Manskopf and His Museum

Ann Kersting-Meuleman (Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main) has written this post in honor of the 150th birthday today of Friedrich Nicolas Manskopf: Jakob Friedrich Nicolas Manskopf (25 April 1869–2 July 1928) was a wine merchant by trade in Frankfurt but was best known for the museum of...

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Library collections: The Newly Adapted Music Archive at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

We received this post from Father Roman Nägele (RISM Austria, Heiligenkreuz Abbey): Music plays a considerable role in monastic everyday life. Not a day goes by without us coming into contact with music here.The abbey's musicians pay - and paid - special attention to the presentation of the music...

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Library collections: Close Cooperation between RISM and the Chopin Institute

RISM and the Fryderyk Chopin Institute (PL-Wbfc) are now working even closer together. On 5 February 2019, a meeting was held in Frankfurt where staff from the Chopin Institute in Warsaw and the RISM Central Office could discuss further details of their project (images, left).Since 2016, our...

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Library collections: New Sources from Canada in RISM

The following is by Becky Shaw (Dalhousie University): The Killam Memorial Library at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; CDN-Hu) is pleased to announce the addition of their music manuscripts and first edition publications to RISM. These materials are located within the University...

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Library collections: From Dresden to Moscow and back: Works from the SLUB relocated during the war will be digitized

The following is by Barbara Wiermann and originally appeared on the SLUB Dresden Blog of the Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden on 18 November 2018 (CC-BY): Top-class concerts, exhibitions, a jazz festival, readings, discussions, and congresses - the...

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Library collections: Report on Electronic Data Delivery to RISM using the Moravská zemská knihovna v Brně (Moravian Library; CZ-Bu) as an example: Requirements, Procedure, and Description of the Collection

Over the past two years, the RISM Central Office has received a number of electronic data deliveries from Italy, France, the United States, and the Czech Republic, with the Czech delivery containing "only" 2,078 catalog descriptions of music manuscripts. The data in the file from the...

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Library collections: New RISM Project in Colombia

We have received the following announcement from Dr. Rondy F. Torres López (RISM Colombia). English follows: Rondy Torres, doctor en musicología, profesor de la Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), ha iniciado un nuevo proyecto de catalogación de un fondo hasta ahora desconocido: la música...

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Library collections: Canzonette veneziane

This post originally appeared on the MusiCB3 Blog of Cambridge University (CC-BY): Last October the second hand and antiquarian music dealer Travis & Emery circulated their occasional antiquarian music catalogue Sarum no. 58. One item caught my eye because in the last year or so I had updated...

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Library collections: New Sources from the Archivo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas (Mexico)

We have received the following announcement from John Lazos (RISM Mexico/Canada). English follows. Dr. Lazos está listo para continuar con su segunda visita al Archivo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas. Son mas de 200 nuevas entradas de este archivo (MEX-Mahn) que se pueden consultar en la base de...

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Library collections: Telemann digital

A digitization project at the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg Frankfurt am Main

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