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New publications: New publication about Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen, a composer of two nations

Friedrich Ludwig Æmilius Kunzen was mainly active in Denmark even though he was born in Lübeck to a family that included organists at St. Mary's Church. In 1785 he moved to Copenhagen to pursue a career in music. His opera Holger Danske was premiered there only four years later.

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New publications: Results of the RISM User Survey Published

We are pleased to present the results of the RISM catalog survey. The full report, including all questions and comments, are available online.

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New publications: "From Bologna to Beromünster" – Maurizio Cazzati: Messa e Salmi, op. 36

Our colleagues at RISM Switzerland had a unique opportunity to collaborate with Claves Records and Voces Suaves to produce a recording of music by Maurizio Cazzati (1616-1678).

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New publications: José Antonio Gómez y Olguín (1805-1876) y su Catálogo musical

John G. Lazos, who has cataloged hundreds of manuscripts in Mexico for RISM, has published a catalog of composer José Antonio Gómez y Olguín's works in Mexican archives:John G. Lazos. José Antonio Gómez y Olguín (1805-1876) y su Catálogo musical: Un acercamiento a la práctica musical del México...

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New publications: The 2015 Annual Report

The past year was an exciting one for RISM, as the recently published annual report for 2015 shows. Thanks to the hard work from RISM contributors and partners around the world, we hit the 1,000,000th record in the RISM database and are looking ahead to the next milestone.Here are the highlights...

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New publications: The Dukes of Arenberg and Music in the Eighteenth Century: The Story of a Music Collection

Our colleague Marie Cornaz from RISM Belgium has recently published a revised and expanded edition of her Les ducs d’Arenberg et la musique au XVIIIe siècle. Histoire d’une collection musicale and it is available for the first time in English: Marie Cornaz, The Dukes of Arenberg and Music in...

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New publications: Symphonic music in Great Britain

A new book crossed our desks recently: "Two Centuries of British Symphonism from the Beginnings to 1945: A Preliminary Survey," by Jürgen Schaarwächter.

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New publications: The Musical Couple Maddalena Lombardini and Lodovico Sirmen

Maddalena Lombardini Sirmen (1745-1818) grew up in Venice's Ospedale dei Mendicanti and was a composer, violinist, and cellist. In 1759, she took violin lessons from Giuseppe Tartini, and Ferdinando Bertoni taught her in composition.In 1768, Maddalena went on tour with her husband Lodovico Sirmen...

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New publications: New Volume in RISM's Series B: Balinese Palm-Leaf Manuscripts

RISM announces the newest volume in its publication series B: Tilman Seebass, Catalogue raisonné of the Balinese Palm-Leaf Manuscripts with Music Notation (RISM B/XVI). Munich: Henle, 2015.

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New publications: Bartók Complete Critical Edition launched

26 September 2015 was the 70th anniversary of Béla Bartók’s death. At the same time it was an important day for Bartók research. In Budapest the Critical Complete Edition of Béla Bartók’s works was announced.

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