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Events: Collecting – Performing – Exploring. Dresden’s Eighteenth-Century Court Music

In the context of the DFG-funded project "The Music of the Dresden Court Church and the Royal Private Music Collection at the Time of the Saxon-Polish Union. Cataloging – Digitization – Presentation", SLUB Dresden will host an international conference from January 21 to 23, 2016.


Events: From the Library's Treasure Chest: A RISM Concert in Cologne

The library at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz in Cologne (RISM siglum: D-KNh) houses a comprehensive collection of music manuscripts, with an emphasis on vocal music from the first half of the nineteenth century. These items are from older holdings that were taken over from the institution's...


Events: RISM Conference in Taiwan

The 2015 Taipei Conference for a Collaborative Project on Chinese Music Resources, organized by Chun-Zen Huang, will be held from October 15 to 16 at National Taiwan Normal University in order to try to set up a network of music repositories in the Chinese-speaking region (mainland China, Hong...


Events: Premieres of rediscovered Heinrich Schütz works

It is hard to believe that there are still new works by Heinrich Schütz that are awaiting discovery. And indeed, on 1 October 2015 two small Christmas pieces by the Saxon court Kapellmeister will be heard for the first time after a nearly 400-year slumber at the opening event of the International...


Events: RISM at the AIBM Conference in Stuttgart

The AIBM annual conference (German branch of IAML) is right around the corner: from September 22 to 25, around 160 participants will come together from Germany and neighboring German-speaking countries to discuss the current situation of music libraries and their future. Sessions of interest to...


Events: RISM and the "R"s in Mexico

The Centro Nacional de Investigación, Documentación e Información Musical (CENIDIM) and the Conservatorio de las Rosas in Mexico have organized an international meeting for music and performing arts, the Encuentro Internacional de Investigación y Documentación de la Música y las Artes Escénicas,...


Events: RISM at the International Museum Forum in Kazan, Russia

Klaus Keil from the RISM Central Office is invited to participate in the International Museum Forum in Kazan, Russia from September 8 to 11, 2015. This conference is being organized by the Ministry for Culture of the Russian Federation, the Ministry for Culture of the Tatarstan Republic, and ICOM...


Events: RISM at IAML: Access to Music Archives and an Update of RISM Series C

The RISM Central Office is working closely with IAML's Working Group on the Access to Music Archives to update RISM's series C, Directory of Music Research Libraries. Series C is a project that began in the 1960s and has resulted in five published volumes so far. An update of this...


Events: RISM at the IAML/IMS Congress in New York

Klaus Keil and Jennifer Ward from the RISM Zentralredaktion and Wolf-Dieter Seiffert, the president of the Association, attended the IAML/IMS Congress in New York from June 21 to 26, 2015. We were happy to see our colleagues from around the world and hear about their projects. The theme of this...


Events: Polish Week, Part 3: Using the RISM Online Catalog's Filters with Monastic Collections

This is the third and final installment of Guido Kraus's reports on current source research in Poland, brought about by the conference Monasteries and Music in May 2015.

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