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New Sources from Canada in RISM

The following is by Becky Shaw (Dalhousie University): The Killam Memorial Library at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; CDN-Hu) is pleased to announce the addition of their music manuscripts and first edition publications to RISM. These materials are located within the University Archive collection at the Library and their...

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From Dresden to Moscow and back: Works from the SLUB relocated during the war will be digitized

The following is by Barbara Wiermann and originally appeared on the SLUB Dresden Blog of the Sächsische Landesbibliothek – Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Dresden on 18 November 2018 (CC-BY): Top-class concerts, exhibitions, a jazz festival, readings, discussions, and congresses - the International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg is bringing together thousands...

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Report on Electronic Data Delivery to RISM using the Moravská zemská knihovna v Brně (Moravian Library; CZ-Bu) as an example: Requirements, Procedure, and Description of the Collection

Over the past two years, the RISM Central Office has received a number of electronic data deliveries from Italy, France, the United States, and the Czech Republic, with the Czech delivery containing “only” 2,078 catalog descriptions of music manuscripts. The data in the file from the Moravská zemská knihovna v...

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New RISM Project in Colombia

We have received the following announcement from Dr. Rondy F. Torres López (RISM Colombia). English follows: Rondy Torres, doctor en musicología, profesor de la Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), ha iniciado un nuevo proyecto de catalogación de un fondo hasta ahora desconocido: la música del siglo XIX del archivo...

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Canzonette veneziane

This post originally appeared on the MusiCB3 Blog of Cambridge University (CC-BY): Last October the second hand and antiquarian music dealer Travis & Emery circulated their occasional antiquarian music catalogue Sarum no. 58. One item caught my eye because in the last year or so I had updated the online...

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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 datos de...

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Telemann digital

We have received the following from Ann Kersting-Meuleman (Universitätsbibliothek Frankfurt am Main): Almost 800 music manuscripts by the eminent composer Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) housed at the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg are being digitized with funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG). The project will last 1.5 years and...

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Ferdinand Rebay (1880–1953) at Heiligenkreuz Abbey

We received this post from Father Roman Nägele (RISM Austria, Heiligenkreuz Abbey): Ferdinand Rebay (1880 – 1953) was an Austrian composer, pianist, conductor, and piano teacher. From 1890 to 1894 he was part of the boys’ choir at Heiligenkreuz Abbey and received an education in music and voice. He completed...

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Richard Wagner Manuscripts to be Digitized

This article first appeared on the website of the Richard Wagner Museum Bayreuth and is reprinted here with kind permission. Preserving and making accessible collections of cultural and historical value: A digitization project at the National Archives of the Richard-Wagner-Stiftung in Bayreuth Anyone wishing to consult the important holdings of...

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Music and the Natural Sciences in 1800

Sometimes musical sources are well hidden. Or would your normally expect an imprint entitled Discourse Introductory to a Course of Lectures on the Science of Nature to have an appendix containing three vocal pieces? The Discourse is actually interesting in several regards. The author of the book itself is Charles...

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