Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Most Comprehensive Music Bibliography

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 is hiring
RILM has an Associate Editor position available.

RILM in Morelia, Mexico
An important event for music research in Morelia, Mexico.

Position announcement: Internship
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is offering unpaid intern positions for writing English-language abstracts for publications in a variety of languages.

Job announcement: Associate Editor (Spanish) Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) seeks to fill an Associate Editor position.

John Reed and Gilbert and Sullivan
The great Gilbert and Sullivan singer John Reed was renowned for urbanity, verbal inanity, touching humanity, antic insanity, and a singular lack of…

Meeting the Simpsons
The one-minute opening of The Simpsons, a luscious symphonic overture complete with sound effects, introduces the five family characters plus the smal…

Arias for Stefano Mandini
Arias for Stefano Mandini: Mozart’s first Count Almaviva (Middleton: A-R Editions. 2015) presents 13 arias that portray the voice of Stefano Mandini…

Punk’s sacred clowns
In his classic Subculture: The meaning of style (London: Methuen, 1979) Dick Hebdige addressed the first wave of 1970s punk rock aesthetics in Britain…

Pauline Pantsdown and “Backdoor man”
Although the 1997 release Backdoor man is attributed to Simon Hunt’s cabaret alter-ego Pauline Pantsdown (above), the vocals on the record (backed…