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RISM Metadata in Digital Collections

The University of Washington Library (US-Su) is the first library in the United States to undertake a project in which RISM metadata are harvested for use in digital collections.* Their Music Library Digital Scores Collection currently includes digital images of manuscripts held in the Music Library’s Rare Book Collection. The...

21 June 2011 – Collections de bibliothèques

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New Volume Published in the Music Manuscripts in Germany Series

Since 2009, the RISM Germany working group and the RISM Zentralredaktion have published catalogs in their series Music Manuscripts in Germany (Musikhandschriften in Deutschland). Based in part on records from the RISM database, the catalogs are geared toward the holding institutions and their users, as well as scholars and musicians...

1 June 2011 – Nouveautés

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Holdings of the Berlin Sing-Akademie Cataloged

The complete archival holdings of the Berlin Sing-Akademie have been cataloged. The collection, which is of high importance to musicians and musicologists, was believed to be lost after the Second World War but was discovered in the Ukraine in 1999. In 2001, it was returned to the Berlin State Library....

13 May 2011 – Collections de bibliothèques

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Johannes Tinctoris @ RISM

Not much is known about the life of Johannes Tinctoris, although he was the most famous music theorist of his time. What is known is the year of his death, even if the exact date is unclear: Tinctoris died before 12 October 1511—500 years ago. This son of a magistrate...

28 April 2011 – Nouveau au RISM

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New Version of RISM’s Online Catalog with Incipit Search Released

A new version of the OPAC for the International Inventory of Musical Sources (RISM) was released at the end of March 2011. New features in this version are a music incipit search, links to digital objects, and various minor improvements, including display of holding libraries in cases of ownership transfer...

11 April 2011 – Catalogue RISM en ligne

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Hippolyte Chélard @ RISM

The artistic career of Hippolyte-André-Jean-Baptiste Chélard (1 February 1789, Paris – 12 February 1861, Weimar) began on 29 June 1827 with the premiere of the tragédie lyrique Macbeth at the Académie royale de musique. Almost exactly one year later, on 20 June 1828, a revised German version was performed at...

3 March 2011 – Nouveau au RISM

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No Chance for Mozart: Prince-Archbishop Hieronymus Colloredo and the Musicians of his Court

Luigi Gatti (1740-1817), a composer much revered by his contemporaries, spent the first half of his life in Mantua. There he was ordained priest before he dedicated himself to music. As a musician at the court chapel Santa Barbara in Mantua, and especially as an opera composer, he became famous...

14 February 2011 – Evénements

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Francesco Feo @ RISM

Who knows Francesco Feo (1691-1761)? He is one of many musicians whose lives will be celebrated this year, as January 28 is the 250th anniversary of his death. Feo is a distinguished representative of the Neapolitan school from the first half of the 18th century. His name is often dropped...

26 January 2011 – Nouveau au RISM

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Season's Greetings

The RISM Zentralredaktion wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We invite you to flip through our large selection of predominantly unfamiliar Christmas music sources from our online catalogue.

21 December 2010 – Nouveau au RISM

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Tyrolean Christmas Concert 18-19 December 2010

A Christmas concert with musicfrom the archives of the Franciscan Monastery Reutte/Tyrol. The 22nd Tyrolean Christmas Concert will again be rooted in the idea of recreating a mood-filled Midnight Mass in 19th-century style utilizing Christmas music from Tyrol. The focus is on the lovely Christmas Mass by Stefan Stocker, which...

12 December 2010 – Evénements

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