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In the news: Instrument of the Year 2019: Saxophone

The following was written by our intern from Spain, Carmen Álvarez (English below): Cada año, en Alemania, un intrumento tiene el honor de ser elegido el instrumento del año, y en 2019 el turno ha sido para el saxofón. Inventado a principios de la década de 1840 por Adolph Sax, la teoría más...

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New publications: Thematic Catalog of the Clam-Gallas Music Collection

We have received the following announcement concerning a new publication by our colleague Eliška Šedivá (RISM Czech Republic): Catalogus collectionis operum artis musicae comitis Clam-Gallas (ed. Eliška Šedivá, translation of the introduction by Andy Letham), Prague: National Library of the Czech...

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New at RISM: New Women Composers in 2019

In March 2017, we published a list with 800 women composers who appear in RISM records. In 2019 alone, we have had over 50 new names, so in total there are over 1,000. As a sampling, here are 17 of them.Some of the new ones are from the records we have imported from ICCU:Cecilia Arditto (1966*)...

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New publications: Johann Walter, Ecuador, Hilario Olazarán

We were happy when this very RISM-rich issue of IAML's journal Fontes Artis Musicae crossed our desks, featuring the following articles: • "Johann Walter Werke Verzeichnis [JWWV]" by Robin A. Leaver • "The Music Manuscripts in the Church of San Francisco de Quito: An Undocumented...

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