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New Volume Published in RISM Series B: RISM B/XVIII/1

RISM’s series B covers specific categories of repertory. The newest volume has just been published: RISM B/XVIII/1. Christian Meyer: Les sources manuscrites des séquences et proses notées. IXe-XVIe siècles, vol. 1 France, Catalogue descriptif, Munich: G. Henle Verlag, 2022, 751 p., ISBN 978-3-87328-159-2, ISMN 979-0-2018-2532-8 This volume treats manuscript sources...

28 November 2022 – New publications

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International Conference Celebrating 70 Years of RISM

The following is by Pia Shekhter (President of IAML, the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres) and originally appeared on the IAML website. It is reprinted here with kind permission. An international conference was held 7-9 October 2022 acknowledging the 70th anniversary of RISM (Répertoire International des...

21 November 2022 – Events

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Franz Liszt at the Library of Congress

We have received this announcement of the new Franz Liszt portal from Susan Clermont (Music Division, Library of Congress): The Music Division is a vital resource for primary source material related to the life and work of Franz Liszt (1811-1886). From the earliest days of the Music Division, 1st editions...

17 November 2022 – Library collections

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RISM at the Academies' Day in Leipzig

This year’s Academies’ Day of the Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities took place in Leipzig on 6 October 2022. The theme of the day was Music and Society. Different research projects from the eight member academies were presented alongside a packed accompanying program. The close proximity...

14 November 2022 – Events

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Fontes Special Issue: In Celebration of RISM’s Seventieth Anniversary

The latest issue of the journal Fontes artis musicae is a special issue entitled In Celebration of RISM’s Seventieth Anniversary. Guest editor Nicole Schwindt (Chair, RISM Working Group, Germany) describes the ground that RISM has covered in the seven decades since the project’s founding, writing in the issue’s preface that...

10 November 2022 – New publications

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Autograph Manuscript of Luigi Cherubini’s 'Cours de contrepoint et de fugue' Discovered

We have received the following from Maxime Margollé (Postdoctoral fellow, Marie Skłodowska-Curie, Norwegian University of Science and Technology): Published in 1835, Luigi Cherubini’s Cours de contrepoint et de fugue very quickly became a reference work. According to the Gazette musicale, 500 copies were sold on the day of its publication,...

7 November 2022 – Rediscovered

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RISM and the Chopin Institute (Warsaw) Strengthen their Partnership

On Monday, 10 October 2022, representatives of the Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw (Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina, NIFC) visited the RISM Editorial Center in Frankfurt following the conference Musical Sources: Past and Future for RISM’s 70th anniversary in Mainz. The meeting was held to discuss future joint projects and the...

3 November 2022 – New at RISM

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Magdalene Partbooks

We have received the following from Catherine Sutherland (Magdalene College, UK): The Magdalene Partbooks (RISM ID no. 1001209736; RISM Catalog | RISM Online) are a collection of over 650 pieces, many of which have been identified as arrangements of incidental music from plays of the 17th and early 18th centuries,...

27 October 2022 – Library collections

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Lucile Grétry at 250

The following is by our recent intern, Ayleen Klinder: Angélique-Dorothée-Louise Grétry, called Lucile, was the second daughter of the famous composer André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry. She was born on 15 July 1772 and died of tuberculosis at the young age of 17 in March 1790. Her 250th birthday was in July 2022....

20 October 2022 – Musical anniversaries

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Bel canto and beyond

The following is by Christina Linklater (U. S. RISM Office, Harvard University) and originally appeared on the Loeb Music Library’s blog. It is reprinted here with kind permission. The Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library has recently acquired the personal collection of Italian accompanist, conductor and vocal coach Luigi Ricci (1893-1981):...

6 October 2022 – Library collections

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