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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.

The smell of jazz
People can systematically match information from different senses; these matches are known as crossmodal correspondences. A 2013 study demonstrated th…

Beethoven and King Max
Beethoven was known for his unwillingness to show subservience to the aristocracy, but sometimes others might do it for him, as when his friend and oc…

Richard Strauss’s 2% solution
  The German physician Hans Leicher undertook an operation on Richard Strauss’s nose in 1928, when the composer was working on his opera Arabel…

Reverend Gary Davis and Miss Gibson
One day Manny Greenhill, Reverend Gary Davis’s sometime manager, received a desperate call from Wurlitzer, one of Boston’s most staid and respecte…

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…