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New at RISM: A Dedicated Website for the Muscat Project

We have received the following from Laurent Pugin (RISM Switzerland): Every RISM working group knows Muscat - it is the familiar interface with which each contributor has catalogued musical sources in the RISM database since 2016. But what is the history and the philosophy of this software project?...

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Library collections: New Sources from the Archivo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas (Mexico)

We have received the following announcement from John Lazos (RISM Mexico/Canada). English follows. Dr. Lazos está listo para continuar con su segunda visita al Archivo Musical del Colegio de Vizcaínas. Son mas de 200 nuevas entradas de este archivo (MEX-Mahn) que se pueden consultar en la base de...

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In the news: Current Mozart and Clementi Projects

The high point of every summer for RISM is the annual IAML congress, which as you may know was in Leipzig this year (you can read our reflections on the congress). One session in particular sponsored by the IAML Bibliography Section focused on three current bibliographic projects that are sure to...

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New at RISM: RISM—500 Years Ago

The year 1518 was in many respects shaped by important events, and particularly people, that you can find the RISM catalog relatively frequently. To name just two examples: In 1518, Martin Luther refused to revoke his 95 theses and the later Lutheran reformer Philipp Melanchthon held his inaugural...

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New at RISM: A Bilingual Chart of Common Chinese Instrument Names

The following post is by TSENG Tzu-Chia from the RISM working group Chinese Language Region: 2018/08 RISM-CLR Completed the Paper Presentation in 2018 IAML Annual Conference and Presented the “Bilingual Chart of Common Chinese Instrument Names”The 2018 IAML annual conference was held in Hochschule...

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New at RISM: Romantic satire, "With Music."

The following was written by Charlotte Köhler, our intern from summer 2018: At the end of the 18th century, the first thinkers of the German Romantic era—in particular the group centered in Jena around the brothers August Wilhelm (1767-1845) and Friedrich Schlegel (1772-1829)—developed the idea of...

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Events: Adriano Banchieri at 450

Tommaso Banchieri (1568-1624) is known today as having the first name Adriano, which he adopted in 1589 when he entered the Benedictine order, or more precisely the Olivetan order. He also used the pseudonyms Attabalibba dal Perù, Camillo Scaligeri della Fratta, and Il Dissonante.Banchieri was...

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