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Events: RISM at the International Music Council's "70 Projects for 70 Years" Exhibition

The International Music Council (IMC) will celebrate its 70th anniversary this year and will mark the occasion during the 6th World Forum of Music, which will take place from 27 September to 1 October 2019 in Paris.At the center of the Forum is the IMC's 5 Music Rights statement that...

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Events: Happy Birthday, Clara Wieck-Schumann!

We have received the following from Marina Schieke-Gordienko, Division Head, Music Department, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz. A longer version of this appeared in Bibliotheksmagazin (2/2019). Clara Wieck-Schumann was probably the most famous pianist of the 19th century, but...

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Events: Caroline Pichler at 250

Caroline von Greiner was born on 7 September 1769 in Vienna. She was an Austrian writer and poet who was born into an artistic family. In 1796 she married Andreas Pichler (1764–1837), a secretary in the government. She hosted a salon in Vienna for many years that was visited by the literati as well...

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Events: Digital Musicology at Oxford Summer School

I've been wanting to attend the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School (DHOxSS) for some time now, thanks to glowing reviews from librarian friends. I was glad when my summer plans finally aligned with this year's Summer School, and directly after the IAML Congress in Kraków I hopped over to...

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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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Events: Presentation Materials from RISM Conference Now Online

The first video recordings and presentations slides from RISM's conference "Works, Work Titles, Work Authorities: Perspectives on Introducing a Work Level in RISM," which took place in Mainz May 9-11, 2019, at the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur, are now online and available...

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Events: Théodore Gouvy at 200

After having recently celebrated the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach, today we turn to (Louis) Théodore Gouvy (1819-1898), a composer who not only shares this anniversary year with him but who also has a French/German background. Born in Goffontaine (today in Saarbrücken, Germany), Gouvy...

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Events: Muscat Workshop at the Czech National Library in Prague

A workshop for advanced users of Muscat, RISM's cataloging program for describing musical sources, took place from 12 to 14 June 2019 at the National Library of the Czech Republic in Prague. Guido Kraus from the RISM Central Office led the workshop for experienced catalogers from the RISM Prague...

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Events: RISM at the IAML Congress in Kraków

We're just three weeks away from the annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) from 14 to 19 July 2019. This year we will be meeting in charming and historic Kraków, Poland at Jagiellonian University. This year, RISM is hosting a...

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