Report a correction

RISM welcomes any errors, corrections, or addenda that you bring to our attention and we will try to correct them as soon as possible. Please send an e-mail to to let us know if you encounter mistakes or wish to alert us to any issues such as:

  • You can identify an anonymous piece
  • You wish to report additional copies of a printed edition
  • Attribution to a composer is incorrect
  • There is a typographical error
  • Other things you would like to point out

For items in the RISM online catalog, please include the RISM number (located on the bottom right of the record) and describe the issue as thoroughly as you can. It is helpful when you can point us to evidence such as secondary literature or information in another RISM record.

For items in our printed inventories, please include the RISM publication citation, including the B series number plus the identifier or a page number.

You are welcome to send us any general comments about the online catalog as well.

Thank you for taking the time to help us improve the database for RISM users around the world.

Contact Information

Internationales Quellenlexikon der Musik (RISM)

RISM Zentralredaktion
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
Campus Bockenheim
Bockenheimer Landstr. 133
60325 Frankfurt am Main

Telephone: +49 69 706231
Fax: +49 69 706026

Executive Director of the Editorial Center:
Dr. Balázs Mikusi