RISM at the IAML 2017 Congress (Riga, Latvia)

The annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres took place from 18-22 June 2017 at the National Library of Latvia in Riga.

Abstracts are available on the congress website. Presentations are linked here and on the IAML website.

RISM sponsored the following sessions:

Tuesday, June 20

  • 14.00-15.30, Muscat Workshop (open). Klaus Keil and Jennifer Ward gave an introduction to Muscat, RISM’s specially developed programme for documenting musical sources.

Thursday, June 22

  • 9.00-10.30, RISM Open Session

    • Klaus Keil (RISM Zentralredaktion, Frankfurt am Main)
      RISM news and information

    • Agnieszka Drożdżewska (University of Wrocław, Poland)
      Rediscovering monastic, court and church music from 18th and 19th century Silesia. Remarks about collections from Nysa, Oleśnica, Wrocław and Opole

    • Tzu-Chia Tseng (Digital Archive Center for Music, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei) and Bin Han (Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai)
      The challenges to construct Chinese music literature: starting from the Working Group of the RISM-Chinese language region

  • 11.00-12.30, Advisory Council (open to all national working group representatives)
    Chair: Armin Brinzing (Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg)

  • 14.00-15.30, Commission Mixte (closed)
    Chair: John Roberts (Member of the RISM board)


Series A/I; series B, volume VIII, parts 1 and 2; series C
Series B (except for volume VIII, parts 1 and 2)
Series A/II CD-ROM (1995-2008)
Series A/II subscription database (2002-2006)
Series A/II subscription database (2006-present)
Congress report (2010)