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Cataloging Music Manuscripts from the Rostock University Library by RISM Germany (Dresden)

The Dresden office of RISM Germany commenced a project in December 2020 to catalog the music manuscripts in the Rostock University Library (D-ROu). The collection comprises ca. 950 manuscripts from the 16th to 19th centuries. The first batch of manuscripts that arrived in Dresden for cataloging contains the music collection...

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Welcome to the new RISM Website!

We invite you to take a look at the website of the RISM Editorial Center, which has been redesigned in cooperation with the RISM Digital Center. Visitors to the RISM website can still directly search the RISM Online Catalog of Musical Sources containing over 1.2 million records for historical music...

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Announcing the RISM Digital Center

We are pleased to announce that RISM Switzerland has been restructured to form the RISM Digital Center. This evolution is the result of more than a decade of active contribution to the field of digital methods, including the development of tools highly relevant for the entire RISM community and beyond....

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My Internship at RISM

In October 2020 the RISM Central Office offered a group internship for the first time. Over the course of the year, we received several applications from students who were interested in an internship. We adapted to the Corona situation and offered four people internships at once. Miquela Döppenschmitt is the...

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Friedrich Gottlieb Klingenberg: The Wedding Composer

You can only find biographical information about Friedrich Gottlieb Klingenberg somewhat indirectly. There are no entries for him in the standard references works Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart or New Grove (both print and the online versions). He is only mentioned in connection with the city Stettin (today Szczecin) and...

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Electronic Thematic Catalogs

There was a fruitful discussion on Facebook recently among music librarians to identify electronic thematic catalogs, which are especially useful in these times of remote instruction and distance learning.  In case other people are interested in thematic catalogs, catalogs of works, or simple works lists that are available online, we...

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Printed Music and Early Printed Books

We are excited to be included in the list of catalogs on the website Early Printed Books by Sarah Werner, a resource for exploring the history of the medium between 1450 to 1800. The website complements the book Studying Early Printed Books 1450–1800: A Practical Guide (Wiley, 2019) and offers a...

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The Other Giacomo Puccini

No, today we don’t mean the opera composer Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924), who has ca. 100 entries in the RISM database, but rather the composer of sacred music. Giacomo Puccini was the great-great grandfather of the famous opera composer and lived from 1712 to 1781.   He studied in Bologna and was...

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RISM Projects While Working from Home

With Coronavirus restrictions still in place to varying degrees around the world, not everyone has been able to return to their library or archive to work at full capacity. We have a few suggestions for those of you who are looking for projects that can be carried out from home...

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RISM Data Now in EROMM

Digitized musical sources (manuscripts, printed music, writings on music theory, libretti) from RISM are now available through EROMM Search. EROMM is the European Register of Microform and Digital Masters, which has the goal of coordinating digitization and microfilming activities and helping users find out where such surrogates are available. There...

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