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New at RISM: On the Trail of the Music at the Dresden Court

The following article is by Nina Eichholz and was originally published on the SLUBlog. We are publishing it here with the kind permission of the SLUB Dresden. The second SLUB project began one year ago to catalog its valuable music materials from the time of the Saxon-Polish union...

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New at RISM: Teresa Milanollo @RISM

Today is the birthday of Italian violinist and composer Teresa Milanollo (1827-1904). As a nine-year-old, Teresa fascinated audiences with her violin playing. Together with her sister Maria, who was five years younger, they were a successful violin prodigy duo...

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New at RISM: Music Migrations in the Early Modern Age: the Meeting of the European East, West and South

The MusMig (Music Migrations) project is a three-year project funded by the Joint Research Programme “Cultural Enconters” of HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area). It seeks to document the movement of music and musicians in the east, west, and south of Europe during the seventeenth and...

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New at RISM: RISM A-Z: Olga Diener

Who was Olga Diener?The RISM database contains 236 works by Swiss composer Olga Diener (1890-1963), most in her own hand, all held by the Swiss National Library (CH-BEl). Many of the pieces are either for string quartet or piano.Her scores are part of the Olga Diener Collection and an inventory is...

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New at RISM: Cats in Music

Today is International Cat Day! With RISM, you can find all the music you need to celebrate in style. If International Cat Day had started 200 years ago, musicians could have enjoyed these pieces, from RISM series A/I (printed editions before 1800): Charles Dibdin: The cat, a new song (RISM A/I...

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New at RISM: RISM A-Z: François Couperin

Where are Couperin's harpsichord manuscripts? And why?

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New at RISM: RISM at IAML, Part II

As we wrote in this space on Wednesday, RISM reported on its activities at the IAML conference in Antwerp. Klaus Keil and Jennifer Ward from the RISM Zentralredaktion were present to share news from the Central Office. Highlights include: There is a new Board of Directors and a new Coordinating...

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New at RISM: RISM at IAML, Part I

The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML), a co-sponsor of RISM, held its annual meeting in Antwerp, Belgium from 13-18 July 2014. Members of three national groups presented during the RISM Open Session.Marie Cornaz (RISM Belgium, Bibliothèque...

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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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