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Library collections: Telemann digital

[Translate to Français:] A digitization project at the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg Frankfurt am Main

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Events: Congress Diary from IAML Leipzig 2018

Four members of the RISM Central Office attended the annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres in Leipzig. In traditional Congress Diary style, we offer you some impressions from Leipzig with each contributor writing in their native...

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New publications: Music from Stams Abbey (Austria)

The music archive of Stams Abbey is the musical treasure room of Tyrol. The collection contains several thousand music manuscripts and music printed editions, which fortunately have survived in the abbey despite repeated threats to their preservation. The significance of the archive, which has a...

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Events: The R Projects in Beijing

RISM is one of four major international music bibliographic undertakings that are collectively known as the Four R Projects. While RISM documents musical sources, RILM indexes secondary literature, RIdIM focuses on music iconography, and RIPM deals with music periodicals. For some time now, these...

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New at RISM: Cage, Cowell, & the Grateful Dead: Sigla Off the Beaten RISM Track

Most of our readers will be familiar with our RISM Library Sigla, which are basically abbreviations that refer to an institution in a concise way. We try to document the existence of every institution worldwide that holds materials related to music research, and these institutions are assigned a...

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New at RISM: Trnka—who? Mistaken attributions and their effects

It is not surprising that music bibliographers find it difficult enough to distinguish between composers with common names, but that this also happens with somewhat rarer names is something we are going to illustrate today using an example from the RISM A/I series (works by a single composer...

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Library collections: Ferdinand Rebay (1880–1953) at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

We received this post from Father Roman Nägele (RISM Austria, Heiligenkreuz Abbey): Ferdinand Rebay (1880 – 1953) was an Austrian composer, pianist, conductor, and piano teacher.From 1890 to 1894 he was part of the boys' choir at Heiligenkreuz Abbey and received an education in music and voice. He...

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