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2012 International Conference at Ewha Womans University in Seoul: The Discovery of Modernity in East Asian Music: The West, Tradition, and Beyond
The Music Research Institute at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea organized an international conference from 19-20 October 2012. The title of the conference was “The Discovery of Modernity in East Asian Music: The West, Tradition, and Beyond.” The conference consisted of five parts: Part 1: Keeping the Past...
24 January 2013 – Evénements
Digitized Choirbooks at the Bavarian State Library
The Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (BSB; Bavarian State Library) is currently digitizing its collection of 165 choirbooks containing polyphonic music from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, most of which are large and lavishly decorated. Begun in December 2012 and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) over the course of three years,...
16 January 2013 – Collections de bibliothèques
Musical Christmas Greetings from Tyrol
The annual Tyrolean Christmas Concerts will once again sound on 22-23 December 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. For the fourth time, the music will come from the rich treasures found at Stams Abbey (A-ST). Concert program (PDF; in German) Image: Missa pastoralis by Fabian Sebastian Lanzinger (RISM ID no.65001333)
5 December 2012 – Evénements
Henry Vieuxtemps at the Royal Library of Belgium
Henry Vieuxtemps (1820-1881) is in the news at the Royal Library of Belgium, with an important find and an online exhibition. Unknown opera ‘La Fiancée de Messine’ by Henry Vieuxtemps in the Music Department of the Royal Library of Belgium In 2011, the King Baudouin Foundation bought an exceptional set...
16 November 2012 – Collections de bibliothèques
New Music from Old Fritz: Manuscripts by Frederick the Great Discovered
“Diese Noten haben Ihro Majestät der König Friederich von Preußen eigenhändig geschrieben.” This music was written by Your Majesty the King Frederick of Prussia in his own hand. Three autograph music manuscripts by Frederick the Great that were believed to have been lost were discovered in the Art Collection at...
8 November 2012 – Redécourvertes
The MassDataBase (MDB) is online
In June, the MassDataBase was presented at the international RISM Conference, still in the stages of preparation. It has been open to the public since the beginning of October. The database records around 40,000 settings of the Ordinary to range from the closing years of the 14th century up to...
31 October 2012 – Ressources en ligne
Michael Haydn @ RISM
This September marks the 275th birthday of Johann Michael Haydn. To celebrate the occasion, the city of Salzburg is hosting a variety of concerts and events where one can hear works by Michael Haydn (14 September 1737, Rohrau, Austria – 10 August 1806, Salzburg). A new, compact biography will be...
24 September 2012 – Anniversaires
Giovanni Gabrieli @ RISM
August 12 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of Giovanni Gabrieli (ca. 1554 - 1612). His music represents the high point of the Venetian School. Together with Claudio Monteverdi, he helped with the transition of Italian music from the Renaissance to the Baroque. Early on, he made use of...
15 August 2012 – Anniversaires
New Tools for Kallisto in English
We are pleased to announce that there are a couple of new tools to assist our colleagues who use Kallisto in English. Kallisto is RISM’s software program for cataloging music manuscripts in series A/II, Music Manuscripts after 1600. The program is available at no charge from the Zentralredaktion to anyone...
1 August 2012 – Nouveau au RISM
Significant Bach Discovery in Stade, Germany
A significant discovery was made while cataloging music manuscripts of the Seminary Library in the northern German town of Stade, held on deposit at the Stade City Archives (D-STs). Steffen Voss, a staff member of the RISM Germany–Munich office, discovered two contemporary scores of so-called Quartalsmusiken by Carl Philipp Emanuel...
14 June 2012 – Redécourvertes