New at RISM: RISM would like to hear your opinion!
RISM will be conducting user studies at the IAML conference in Antwerp in order to learn what people think about the online catalog of musical sources and what search strategies are used so that we can improve our services.Whether you are a music librarian or a student, a database pro or just...continue
New at RISM: Who will be King Soccer?
The RISM online catalog already knows the answer...continue
New at RISM: National anthems @RISM
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New at RISM: World Cup Kickoff with RISM Brazil
The World Cup kicks off today in São Paulo! Did you know that RISM has its own lineup in Brazil? We would like to introduce you to the RISM Brazil team players: The RISM Brazil group was reactivated in 2005 by André Guerra Cotta, Beatriz Magalhães Castro and Pablo Sotuyo Blanco. Since then, the...continue
New at RISM: Richard Strauss at 150
Today marks the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss (1864-1949). The Bavarian town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, where the composer lived for over 40 years, will begin its celebration with the Richard Strauss Festival. In numerous other events, the music of Strauss, one of the most performed composers...continue
New at RISM: Celebrating 1,000 Facebook Fans!
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New at RISM: RISM A-Z: Carlo Broschi (Farinelli)
Carlo Broschi (1705-1782), known to most people as Farinelli, was the celebrated Italian castrato who was widely admired all across Europe. RISM has around 150 sources mentioning him as a singer, including arias, operas, duets, and a cantata. Farinelli also composed a little: there are nine pieces...continue
New at RISM: RISM and the R Projects
RISM is currently prominently featured on the website of the Music Library Association.continue
New at RISM: RISM A-Z: Minna Brandes
Today, the letter B stands for Minna Brandes (1765-1788), a German composer and singer whose compositions attracted attention mainly because she died so young. She was born in Berlin to a theatrical family and died only 23 years later in Hamburg. As a singer, actress, and fortepianist, she was well...continue
New at RISM: New Coordinating Committee Elected
National RISM working groups as well as individuals and institutions that contribute to RISM projects can engage with the work of the RISM Zentralredaktion and strategic decisions of the board in a variety of ways. In order to formalize this participation, an Advisory Council is formed. Five...continue