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Events: Pentecost and Music

For many, "Pentecost" (Whitsun) and "music" call to mind the striking setting of the Pentecost hymn Veni Creator Spiritus in Gustav Mahler's Eighth Symphony. A look in the RISM database shows the versatile musical forms the text has taken. The 1,276 RISM records range from...

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Events: Musical Greetings for Mother's Day

This Sunday, Mother's Day will be celebrated in dozens of countries around the world, including here in Germany. Cards and flowers are usually a must on the second Sunday in May, but at RISM we have some suggestions for brightening the day with music.

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Events: Five opera premieres to look forward to in May

For opera lovers looking for rarely heard gems, the month of May will not disappoint. We have chosen to highlight five for which there are autograph manuscripts in the RISM database.

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