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

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.

RILM at AIBM Deutschland in Münster
A presentation on the status of RILM's newest products.

RILM at III Congresso ARLAC-IMS in Santos, Brazil
A round table at the ARLAC-IMS congress in Santos, Brazil
Singing flames
  As early as the 18th century physicists were experimenting with tones produced by the effect  of flames on nearby glass tubes, and in 1873…

RILM broadens indexing of Chinese dramatic genres
When RILM started out in the mid-1960s, our indexing naturally mirrored the publications that we were working with. For example, relatively little was…

John Corigliano on new-music audiences
In a 2004 interview, John Corigliano noted that while audiences for most genres are always interested in new works, “new music is seen as a thre…

The Goree All-Girl String Band
The members of the Goree All-Girl String Band, all inmates in the Texas state prison system, used country music’s gender iconography in their st…

Metastasio and the Olympic Games
Pietro Metastasio’s popular libretto L’Olimpiade publicized and transmitted a particular ideological and historicized conception of the an…