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New at RISM: Congratulations to our RISM colleague Dieter Kirsch (Würzburg)

Congratulations to our RISM colleague Dieter Kirsch (Würzburg), who was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Hochschule für Musik in Würzburg.He was recognized for his contributions to research in the areas of the musical history of Mainfranken (Bavaria) and the history of the Hochschule and its...

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New at RISM: RISM A-Z: Francesca Caccini

The series RISM A-Z is moving on to the letter C, which today stands for the Baroque composer and performer Francesca Caccini (1587-c.1640). She was a musica in the Medici court in Florence from 1607 to 1627 and from 1633 to 1641: a composer, singer, instrumentalist, voice teacher, and concert...

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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...

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New at RISM: Who will be King Soccer?

The RISM online catalog already knows the answer...

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New at RISM: National anthems @RISM

How many national anthems do you know?

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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...

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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...

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New at RISM: Celebrating 1,000 Facebook Fans!

Thank you to everyone who has liked the RISM Facebook page!

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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...

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New at RISM: RISM and the R Projects

RISM is currently prominently featured on the website of the Music Library Association.

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