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Finding Unica in the RISM Database

At the recent IAML Congress in Cambridge the issue of unica was addressed in diverse contexts. The British Library, for example, expressed an interest in coordinating its digitization projects with other institutions, including internationally, in the hope that new additions to their digital collections could be unique contributions. When speaking...

31 August 2023 – Electronic resources

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New Bibliography of Music Anthologies from the Library of Congress

We have received the following from Susan Clermont and Paul Sommerfeld (Music Division, Library of Congress): Among the various early music imprints and manuscripts held among the Library of Congress Music Division’s rare general collections are 306 music anthologies dating from the late 15th through 17th centuries. These materials represent...

24 August 2023 – New publications

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Discovering new music collections!

We have received the following from Carmen Álvarez-Escandell (Spanish follows): Fontes Artis Musicae (no. 70/2) recently published the article ‘The Cataloguing Process of the ‘C Collection’ in the Music Archive of the Cathedrals of Zaragoza’ by Carmen Álvarez-Escandell. The article outlines the process of cataloguing a collection of 30 polyphonic...

17 August 2023 – New publications

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RISM's Series B/II is Picking up Speed

RISM’s series B (special studies on various topics) is still underrepresented in our database. Luckily this is has been changing recently. Series B/II especially is picking up speed. While printed editions from series B/I, Recueils imprimés, XVIe-XVIIe siècles (printed anthologies of the 16th and 17th centuries) and A/I, Einzeldrucke vor...

27 July 2023 – New at RISM

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Two RISM Sessions at MedRen 2023

In the field of musicology, Europe’s largest annual conference has for some time been the International Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, which is held in a different location each year. The conference once again returns to Germany after last being held here twenty years ago in Jena in 2003. MedRen...

18 July 2023 – Events

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RISM at the 2023 IAML Congress in Cambridge, England

This year’s annual IAML Congress will take place in Cambridge, England and will mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the IAML UK and Ireland branch. Please look at the IAML Cambridge page on our website for the RISM events during the week: a RISM session, meetings of the...

13 July 2023 – Events

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Muscat Cataloging Workshop in Krakow

A Muscat workshop led by Guido Kraus from the RISM Editorial Center took place from 13 to 15 June 2023 at the Chopin Institute in Krakow’s historic Old Town. A total of 16 people from different regions of Poland participated, many of them from Krakow. The workshop was held in...

6 July 2023 – Events

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Il Simposio Fuentes para la investigación musical

From 7 to 9 June 2023, the Mexican organization Apoyo al Desarrollo de Archivos y Bibliotecas de México (Support for the Development of Mexican Archives and Libraries, ADABI) sponsored a three-day online symposium on sources for music research, Il Simposio Fuentes para la investigación musical. The symposium was organized by...

28 June 2023 – Events

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A Numerical Riddle, or a Chronogram in a Musical Manuscript

We have received the following from Ewa Hauptman-Fischer (University of Warsaw Library, Music Department). It was originally published on the library’s blog and is reprinted here with kind permission. Anonymous vespers—Vesperae ex D (PL-Wu, shelfmark RM 5265), held in the Music Department of the University of Warsaw Library, is one...

22 June 2023 – Library collections

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New RISM Coordinating Committee

RISM relies on its international partners and benefits from several structures in place to maintain a close relationship between RISM, its sponsoring societies, and its working groups. One of these bodies is the Advisory Council, whose membership includes all active RISM contributors around the world. Five members from Advisory Council...

15 June 2023 – New at RISM

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