Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Writings on A World of Music
RILM at SEM
RILM at Association Européenne des Conservatoires, Graz
RILM advocates "Strengthening Music in Society", the theme of the conference.
RILM at AMS/SMT, San Antonio, 2018
Lunch and learn about updates to the RILM universe.
RILM at CMS Vancouver
A focus group discussion on RILM's newest resources.
Submit your own publications!
RILM tool for individual submissions re-activated
RILM in Accra, Ghana
Seeking mutual enrichment with African scholars.
RILM at IAML in Leipzig
Learn what RILM is up to at the upcoming meeting.
William Herschel at the crossroads
  William Herschel’s career shift from art to science can be regarded as a symbol of the change that music aesthetics underwent in the eight…
Forging and legitimizing Dutch metal
  Dutch heavy metal came of age in 2001 with the first mainstream success of the symphonic metal band Within Temptation, whose single Ice quee…
Couperin and aesthetic reconciliation
  François Couperin’s first attempts to reconcile French and Italian musical tastes came shortly after 1700, at the height of a prolonged c…
Don Byron’s intercultural eclecticism
  The eclecticism of Don Byron and his music reflects the decentralization of music in the U.S., where there is no single musical culture but…
Père Castel’s ocular harpsichord
  The Jesuit priest Louis-Bertrand Castel had his hour of fame in the 18th century thanks to his ocular harpsichord. Starting from the idea…