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RILM and the IAML 2016 Congress in Rome
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) will be an active participant at this year’s meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) in Rome, 3-8 July 2016.

2016 Annual Summary of RILM Activities
“RILM in 2016”, our annual summary of activities and progress, is now available. To view it, go to reports and select "2016" from the drop-down menu.

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RILM at MLA in Cincinnati
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RILM at AMS/SMT in Milwaukee
Musicological Research in the 21st Century:
RILM’s Global Music Bibliographies

Changes in RILM access Beginning in January 2015, new subscriptions to RILM will only be available through EBSCO, and no longer through ProQuest.

Blood, thunder, and drums
The drumming style among Protestant bands of Northern Ireland known as blood and thunder evolved as a result of working-class bands both imitatin…

Šostakovič and Bach
The invocation of Bach’s Das wohltemperirte Clavier in Dmitri Šostakovič’s 24 preludes and fugues creates an unparalleled oppo…

John Coltrane’s “Ascension”
In his last years John Coltrane’s quest for spiritual understanding was manifest on his albums, as well as in many of the quartet’s titles…

Brasiliana: Journal for Brazilian studies
Brasiliana: Journal for Brazilian studies is a dynamic academic forum where scholars from diverse disciplines in humanities and social sciences publis…

Charles Butler and “The bees’ madrigal”
Charles Butler’s The feminine monarchy, or, The history of bees first appeared as a small duodecimo in 1609; it was reprinted, with considerable…