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Musicological Research in the 21st Century:
RILM’s Global Music Bibliographies

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EBSCO to acquire rights to license select databases currently available through the OCLC FirstSearch service As a result, RILM will no longer be available through the OCLC FirstSearch platform.

Coleman Hawkins and “Body and soul”
  In October 1939 Coleman Hawkins, “the father of the jazz tenor saxophone”, recorded Johnny Green’s Body and soul with his group. The reco…

Viola jokes
Some viola jokes disparage the instrument itself. (The difference between a viola and a trampoline: You take your shoes off to jump on a trampoline.)…

Telestes
In 2014 Istituti Editoriali e Poligrafici Internazionali inaugurated the series Telestes: Studi e ricerche di archeologia musicale nel Mediterraneo wi…

Afghan perceptions of birdsong
The importance of birds and bird song in Afghan culture is embedded in Afghanistan’s two official languages—Dari and Pashto—in which the nightin…

The Brandenburg Concertos as allegories
Bach’s Brandenburgische Konzerte are not the epitome of absolute music, as some scholars contend; rather, they comprise an allegory of princely virt…