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Events: Muscat Workshop at the Czech National Library in Prague

A workshop for advanced users of Muscat, RISM's cataloging program for describing musical sources, took place from 12 to 14 June 2019 at the National Library of the Czech Republic in Prague. Guido Kraus from the RISM Central Office led the workshop for experienced catalogers from the RISM Prague...


Events: RISM at the IAML Congress in Kraków

We're just three weeks away from the annual congress of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) from 14 to 19 July 2019. This year we will be meeting in charming and historic Kraków, Poland at Jagiellonian University. This year, RISM is hosting a...


Events: The Jacques Offenbach Year: Clichés and Legends

The following is a guest post by Dr. Ralf-Olivier Schwarz: The music world will celebrate a special event tomorrow: the 200th birthday of Jacques Offenbach. One hopes that the Offenbach Year will clear away the clichés and legends.


New publications: Critical Editions of Unpublished Music Manuscripts from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels (B-Bc)

We have received the following from Olivia Wahnon de Oliveira (Conservatoire royal de Bruxelles): The Royal Conservatory of Brussels (B-Bc) is pleased to let you know about its critical editing work with Castejon-Music-Editions.Every year an unpublished manuscript preserved in the library is...


Library collections: Redesigned Music Archive in Heiligenkreuz Abbey

We received this post from Father Roman Nägele (RISM Austria, Heiligenkreuz Abbey): The Heiligenkreuz Music Archive is the central place for collecting printed music editions and audio equipment. The core of the collection is handwritten and printed music dating back to the first third of the 18th...


Events: Call for Papers: International Conference Celebration and Sonority (Morelia, Mexico 14th to 16th November, 2019)

Our colleagues from the RISM working group in Morelia, Mexico would like to announce a call for papers: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CELEBRATION AND SONORITY Interdisciplinary investigation of Hispanic American poetic and musical sources (xvi-xix centuries) (Morelia, Mexico 14th to 16th November,...


Events: Taller de Muscat en Córdoba, Argentina / Muscat Workshop in Córdoba, Argentina

We have received the following from Luciana Giron Sheridan and Lucas Reccitelli (Universidad Nacional de Córdoba). English below: Durante la última semana del mes de marzo 2019 se llevó a cabo un taller de Muscat en Córdoba, Argentina. El taller tuvo lugar en el campus de la Universidad Nacional de...


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