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Concert at Stams Abbey: 3 Masses from 3 Archives
On 27 and 28 July 2013, three masses with special reference to Tyrol will sound as part of the sixteenth Tyrolean Church Music Days festival at Stams Abbey in Austria: The Spaur Mass (KV 257) using the source found in Brixen (Bressanone) with autograph entries by Wolfgang Amadeus and Leopold...
12 July 2013
The Symphony and Ireland: A Symposium
The Symphony and Ireland: A Symposium 20 April 2013 Dublin Institute of Technology, Conservatory of Music & Drama, Rathmines In association with the Society for Musicology in Ireland & the National Library of Ireland An International Association for Music Libraries, Archives & Documentation Centres (UK & Irl) Jubilee Celebration Event...
14 March 2013
2012 International Conference at Ewha Womans University in Seoul: The Discovery of Modernity in East Asian Music: The West, Tradition, and Beyond
The Music Research Institute at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, South Korea organized an international conference from 19-20 October 2012. The title of the conference was “The Discovery of Modernity in East Asian Music: The West, Tradition, and Beyond.” The conference consisted of five parts: Part 1: Keeping the Past...
24 January 2013
Musical Christmas Greetings from Tyrol
The annual Tyrolean Christmas Concerts will once again sound on 22-23 December 2012 in Innsbruck, Austria. For the fourth time, the music will come from the rich treasures found at Stams Abbey (A-ST). Concert program (PDF; in German) Image: Missa pastoralis by Fabian Sebastian Lanzinger (RISM ID no.65001333)
5 December 2012
RISM in the Classroom at the University of Vienna
At the University of Vienna, Ikarus Kaiser taught the first course that focused on working with the RISM database. Ten musicology students attended. Thanks to the outstanding cooperation of Martin Czernin, the leader of the Schottenstift Archive (Scottish Abbey) in Vienna, nine class sessions were held in the archive from...
25 April 2012
RISM Conference preliminary program
On the conference page, the preliminary program can now be viewed. In addition, there is an online form for registering. Please complete the registration form. In so doing, you will be helping us considerably with the organization.
29 February 2012
Music Documentation in Libraries, Scholarship, and Practice To mark the 60th anniversary of RISM, an international conference will take place from 4-6 June 2012 at the Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur in Mainz, Germany (Academy of Sciences and Humanities; Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 2, 55131 Mainz). Sources are the foundation of all...
18 January 2012
Workshop on Kallisto
For describing musical sources, RISM has developed the database program Kallisto. It is offered to RISM working groups and individuals who want to contribute to the RISM database. Records made by means of the program will be added directly to the RISM online catalogue with the next update. To familiarise...
13 September 2011
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
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