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New at RISM: Francesco Feo @ RISM

Who knows Francesco Feo (1691-1761)? He is one of many musicians whose lives will be celebrated this year, as January 28 is the 250th anniversary of his death. Feo is a distinguished representative of the Neapolitan school from the first half of the 18th century. His name is often dropped in...

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New at RISM: Season's Greetings

The RISM Zentralredaktion wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We invite you to flip through our large selection of predominantly unfamiliar Christmas music sources from our online catalogue.

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New at RISM: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach @ RISM

Misjudged, underappreciated, a failure, enfant terrible, the most abused composer: Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784) has been characterized again and again by these attributes. His 300th birthday has been celebrated in recent months in a variety of ways. The Bach Museum in Leipzig presented the...

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New at RISM: Luigi Cherubini @ RISM

This year marks the 250th birthday of Luigi Cherubini (14 September 1760, Florence – 15 March 1842, Paris). Luigi Cherubini was admired by his contemporaries, but it is rare nowadays to find his works on concert programmes or among the repertoires of the world’s opera houses. Cherubini dominated...

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New at RISM: New RISM Working Group in Poland

A new RISM working group has been set up in Poland. It is affiliated with the Chair for Polyphonic Sacred Music at the Musicology Institute of the John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin. The director is Dariusz Smolarek. Together with Aleksandra Czech, he will work on the collection of the...

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