Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Writings on A World of Music

RILM at RCC in London
You are invited to enjoy breakfast with RILM and learn about our array of music research tools.

RILM at MLA in Portland, Oregon
You are invited to lunch with RILM and learn about updates and achievements of the past year.

RILM at AMS, Rochester, 2017
An invitation to a Friday lunch with RILM.

RILM Takes Over The Index to Printed Music
Research tool for searching published editions of music to continue under RILM's sponsorship.

RILM at the Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Musikforschung in Kassel
Upcoming events in Kassel.

RILM at AIBM Deutschland in Münster
A presentation on the status of RILM's newest products.

RILM at III Congresso ARLAC-IMS in Santos, Brazil
A round table at the ARLAC-IMS congress in Santos, Brazil
Christa Ludwig’s legacy
Christa Ludwig has been called “the Earth Mother of all singers”, and the designation is fitting in every possible way—the arresting…

Konakkoḷ in pedagogy and performance
Konakkoḷ is an important part of the Karnatak music curriculum in South India. The unique aspect of this pedagogical tool is that it is also a p…

Afro-sonic feminist funk
Since it emerged as a distinct genre in the late 1960s and early 1970s funk has played an important role in American music and culture, in its foregro…

Boito’s disastrous premiere
  The world premiere of Arrigo Boito’s Mefistofele on 5 March 1868 at Teatro alla Scala was a disaster. On the aesthetic level, the opera&r…

RILM publishes its 200,000th full-text record!
  In 2016 RILM announced the release of RILM abstracts of music literature with full text on EBSCO Information Services. Today we celebrate the p…