Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Most Comprehensive Music Bibliography

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.

RILM at CMS in St. Louis
"Keeping pace with your discipline: Browsing global music knowledge with RILM"
will be presented on Friday, October 31, at 1 p.m.

RILM in Greifswald, Germany
Gesellschaft für Musikforschung

RILM on EBSCO at the RMA in Leeds
RILM will be giving a presentation on RILM on EBSCO on Thursday, September 4.

EBSCO to acquire rights to license select databases currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch service
As a result, RILM will no longer be available through the OCLC FirstSearch platform.

Practicing vs. born that way
The relative importance of nature and nurture for various forms of expertise has been intensely debated. Music proficiency is viewed as a general mode…

Frottolas and monkeys
The frontispiece of Andrea Antico’s Frottole intabulate da sonare organi libro primo (1517) features a woodcut of a player at a harpsichord, a singe…

Bibliolore reaches 200!
Thanks to ksanchezmusic, Bibliolore now has 200 followers! Sure, plenty of music blogs have more, but since we have staked out such a tiny niche we’…

Mei Lanfang and film
Performances of excerpts from the kunqu classic The peony pavilion (牡丹亭, Mudan ting) marked the respective beginning and end of the film career…

Celia Cruz’s (trans)nationalism
Celia Cruz’s diverse musical repertoire served as a performative locus for the negotiations of both her Cubanness and her broader Latin American ide…