News Archive

Electronic resources: Digitized Music from Christ Church Library

Efforts are currently underway to digitize music holdings from Christ Church Library, University of Oxford (GB-Och). This is part of a larger joint effort between Christ Church Library and the Bodleian Library (GB-Ob) to digitize important Western, Byzantine, music, Hebrew, and Arabic manuscripts...

continue

Electronic resources: Jane Austen's Music Collection Now Online

Any fan of Jane Austen knows to what degree music permeates the atmosphere of her books, making a recent announcement from the University of Southampton all the more exciting: the Austen Family Music Books collection, including works dating from Jane Austen's lifetime (1775-1817), has been...

continue

Electronic resources: Announcing the Bohemian Watermark Database

The Music Department of the National Library of the Czech Republic presents the Bohemian Watermark Database.

continue

Electronic resources: Una colección de patrimonio musical español

The Fons de Música Tradicional at the Institució Milà i Fontanals (CSIC-IMF) in Barcelona has more than 20.000 melodies, copied on paper, collected between 1944 and 1960 throughout Spain; most of them were compiled through the 65 folkloric missions and 62 notebooks presented to competitions...

continue

Electronic resources: The Dutch Song Database

The Dutch Song Database is a resource for song texts in Dutch, Flemish, and Frisian from the Middle Ages through the twentieth century. The database, which was launched last year, contains descriptions for over 170,000 songs. Links to song text transcriptions, notated music, and sound recordings...

continue

Electronic resources: Music in Southwest German Courts

After sharing an announcement last week about a conference on court music in Dresden, we'd like to invite you on a journey south and take a look at Südwestdeutsche Hofmusik - Music in Southwest German Courts. The goal of this project, which started in 2006 and is funded by the Heidelberg Academy of...

continue

Electronic resources: American Vernacular Music Manuscripts

The Center for Popular Music at Middle Tennessee State University announces the launch of its American Vernacular Music Manuscripts (AVMM) website. Built as part of a three-year project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and undertaken in partnership with the American Antiquarian...

continue

Electronic resources: The Choir Library of St. Mary's in Lübeck, 1546-1674

Announcing the publication of a new database by Kerala J. Snyder (Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester): The Choir Library of St. Mary's in Lübeck, 1546-1674: A Database Catalogue

continue

Electronic resources: A Peek Inside Beethoven's Workshop

The large-scale research project Beethovens Werkstatt (Beethoven's Workshop), which is based at the Beethoven-Haus in Bonn and the Musicology Seminar in Detmold and Paderborn, is a project coordinated by the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur in Mainz (also the main sponsor of the RISM...

continue

Electronic resources: Introducing the Ewha Music Data Base (EMDB)

The following is by Hyun Kyung Chae, director of RISM South Korea: The Ewha Music Research Institute (EMRI) recently completed a 3-year project to establish a database of East Asia’s Educational Music Documents in October 2014. The result, Ewha Music Data Base (EMDB), now showcases the...

continue

Subscribe with your RSS reader

COPYRIGHT

All news entries are by the RISM Central Office staff unless otherwise noted. Reuse of RISM's own texts is permitted under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License—though please note that image credits and permissions are usually separate and noted at the bottom of each post. If authorship is attributed to someone else (indicated at the start of an entry and/or by a name following the word "Contact"), please contact the individual authors.