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New at RISM: The Many Lives of Baron Friedrich von Boyneburgk

We were very pleased to receive this post from Klaus Rettinghaus (Leipzig). The RISM data have since been revised. The changes will be visible after the next update of the RISM catalog.    Authority data can be a big help in finding materials related to specific entities, usually...

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Events: Congress Diary from IAML Kraków 2019

Three people from the RISM Central Office attended the annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres in Kraków, Poland. In traditional Congress Diary style, we offer you their impressions from Kraków with each contributor writing in their...

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Events: RISM and Digital Musicology: Utrecht 2019

To accompany this past July's Digital Humanities conference in Utrecht, musicologists and computer scientists gathered for a meeting in which numerous short presentations were given. Digital musicology was the theme of the study group, which comprised around 50 people and met at Utrecht University,...

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New at RISM: A Surprise Publication from 1619

Almost exactly 400 years ago in Rome, Luca Antonio Soldi (ca. 1558-1627) published the second collection of Concertini a due a tre, et a quattro voci di Gregorio Allegri con il Basso continuo. The first publication of 1618 unfortunately has not survived.The collection of motets for two to five...

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New at RISM: Using and Reusing RISM Data

The RISM data—all 1.1 million musical sources, plus over 200,000 authority files—are available as linked data and linked open data for anyone to use, manipulate, explore, and research. We would like to call your attention to two recent initiatives that make use of the RISM data.The Edirom Summer...

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New publications: Michele Pesenti: Complete works

The following first appeared in Bibliolore – The RILM Blog and is reproduced here with kind permission: In 2019 A-R Editions published Michele Pesenti: Complete works, a critical edition produced by an editorial team including a musicologist, a linguist, and a musicologist-performer.While earlier...

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New at RISM: New Music Manuscripts from Italy (ICCU) in RISM

After several years of discussions and negotiations with the Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo unico delle Biblioteche Italiane (ICCU) and an intensive technical preparatory phase, more than 200,000 records of music manuscripts from the SBN Musica database were transferred to the internal RISM...

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Library collections: New Catalog of the Music Archive of Vizcaínas (Mexico)

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 academia.edu.  Dr. Lazos has completed...

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Electronic resources: Books About Music Before 1800 Digitized and Online

The following is from the Library of Congress's Books About Music Before 1800 collection: The Music Division of the Library of Congress has launched a new site with scans of approximately 2,000 books on music published before 1800.  The scans were made from microfilmed versions of the books....

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