New Catalog of the Music Archive of Vizcaínas (Mexico)

Dr. Lazos in front of Estante 26, the music section of the AMCV.

We have received the following from our RISM contributor John G. Lazos:

John G. Lazos, Catálogo del Acervo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas (Amcv). La memoria sonora de los colegios femeninos en México entre los siglos XVI-XIX, 2019. Available through

Dr. Lazos has completed the Catálogo del Acervo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas (AMCV). In pdf format, now we can consult almost 575 works, manuscripts and printed, that represent the music practice of three women´s institutions, Caridad (1548), Belén (1686) and Loyola (1752), active in Mexico City during the period of New Spain and Independent Mexico. The holdings of the AMCV can be found in RISM under the siglum MEX-Mahn.

Dr. Lazos acaba de completar el Catálogo del Acervo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas (AMCV). En formato en pdf, ahora podemos consultar cerca de 575 obras, manuscritas e impresas, que conformaron la práctica musical de tres colegios femeninos, Caridad (1548), Belén (1686) y Loyola (1752), activos en la Ciudad de México durante el periodo de la Nueva España y el México Independiente. La colección del AMCV se puede encontrar en RISM bajo la clave MEX-Mahn.

Photo courtesy of John Lazos.

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