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

RILM in Tokyo
A one-day conference on June 16.

Assistant Editor position
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is seeking to hire a part-time Assistant Editor to work in our offices at the CUNY Graduate Center.

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.
Bill Robinson taps past Jim Crow
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Angelic bird musicians
Angelic concerts were an extremely popular motive in late medieval European painting. Music-making, singing, or dancing angels co-created an aura of b…

Queercore and all-girl bands
Queercore is a loose community of like-minded individuals who have developed a culture of fanzines, films, art, and music. Initiated in Canada and the…

Balasaraswati and bharata nāṭyam
T. Balasaraswati (1918–84), a dancer and musician from southern India, became recognized worldwide as one of the great performing artists of the…

Irving Berlin and jazz
In his four Music box revues (1921–24), Irving Berlin introduced a series of songs that were widely construed as jazz. That view has not prevail…