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RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text™ Now Available from EBSCO Information Services
Music researchers can now access one of the richest and most comprehensive full-text resources of global music research with the release of RILM abstracts of music literature with full text™ from EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO).

RILM and the IAML 2016 Congress in Rome
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) will be an active participant at this year’s meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) in Rome, 3-8 July 2016.

2016 Annual Summary of RILM Activities
“RILM in 2016”, our annual summary of activities and progress, is now available. To view it, go to reports and select "2016" from the drop-down menu.

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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 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.

Rebecca Clarke arrives
When Rebecca Clarke studied composition at the Royal College of Music she was Charles Villiers Stanford’s only female student. In 1916 she left…

Inventing medieval music
Medieval music has been made and remade repeatedly over the past two hundred years. For the nineteenth century it was vocal, without instrumental acco…

A Latin American music reader
In July 2016 the Society for Ethnomusicology issued A Latin American Music Reader: Views from the South, edited by Javier F. Léon and Hele…

Rumba and racial politics
The Afro-Cuban music and dance genre rumba has historically been considered una cosa de negros (a black thing) and reviled due to racialized stereotyp…

The Alpine virgin in Italian opera
  Nineteenth-century Italian operas portraying an emphatically virginal heroine—a woman defined by her virginity—were often set in th…