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Info RISM

Info RISM was an annual newsletter published from 1989 to 2001 by the RISM Zentralredaktion in Frankfurt am Main. It contained information about new RISM publications and projects, described working strategies and rare collections, and reported on the work of RISM national working groups. Nos. 1-10 were printed and no. 11/12 was only available online.

PDFs of the entire series is now available. The text is in English and German with some parts in French and Italian.

 

No. 1, 1989: Introduction, Libretti, the Zentralredaktion

No. 2, 1990: Editorial, meet the staff, computers in the Zentralredaktion, RISM-US libretto project, notes from Germany, Italy and Spain

No. 3, 1991: Changes in staff and board of directors, composer research, notes from Spain

No. 4, 1992: Reports from various working groups, lute music

No. 5, 1993: Sources in Germany and Italy, RISM in Eastern Europe, RISM's database, libretti questionnaire

No. 6/7, 1995/96: Series A/II on CD-ROM, news from Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, and Spain

No. 8, 1997: RISM series online, news from Austria, Croatia, Minsk, and Switzerland

No. 9, 1998: Barry Shelley Brook in memoriam, libretti in Austria, the Czech Republic, Italy,  Russia, and the US

No. 10, 1999: RISM in Spain, composers' letters, the music department of the National Library of the Ukraine, Retrospective Joint Catalog of Russian Music Editions, collections in Gdansk, 19th century Swiss composers

No. 11/12, 2000/2001: RISM in France since 1990, music in Toulouse, music collections in Flanders, thematic catalogs in Bohemia and Moravia, UK materials in A/II