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RILM at MLA in Cincinnati
RILM would like to invite you to lunch, hosted by RILM and EBSCO, in Cincinnati at the Music Library Association's annual conference.

RILM at SEM in Austin
An invitation to ethnomusicologists to lunch with RILM in Austin on 5 December 2015.

***NEW***: RILM Music Encyclopedias
An new research source launched late in 2015.

RILM at AMS in Louisville
MGG and RILM presentations and lunch at AMS meeting in Louisville.

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.

Ma Rainey’s “Prove it on me”
  Gertrude “Ma” Rainey’s Prove it on me blues affirms her independence from orthodox norms by boldly celebrating her lesbianism. Rainey’s…

Elliott Carter studies online
Elliott Carter studies online, an open-access journal devoted to the music, life, and times of the American composer Elliott Carter, posted its inaugu…

Yehudi Menuhin, conductor
By the late 1960s the legendary violinist Yehudi Menuhin was conducting regularly, and by the 1980s he had led most of the world’s great orchestras…

Early sources for African instruments
Among the various musical instruments depicted in early documents (bells and double bells, drums, scrapers, horns, flutes, xylophones, and bow-lute),…

Whitney Balliett’s jazz metaphors
In more than 40 years at The New Yorker, Whitney Balliett encouraged readers to hear jazz through his vividly metaphorical writing. Writing during the…