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

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RILM at CMS in St. Louis
"Keeping pace with your discipline: Browsing global music knowledge with RILM"
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Music's Intellectual History reviewed in Fontes Artis Musicae
RILM's volume of essays on music historiography, entitled Music's Intellectual History, has been reviewed by Peter Sühring in Fontes Artis Musicae 59/1 (January–March 2012) 81–83. For an English translation of the review, click here.

RILM’s Participation in Discovery Services In response to confusing and potentially misleading information circulating in the marketplace, we would like to clarify the availability of RILM content on online services.

The contrapuntal tradition
Wayne Leupold Editions launched the series The contrapuntal tradition in 2013 with Organ works by David Traugott Nicolai, edited by William A. L…

Songs in the key of Los Angeles
Songs in the key of Los Angeles: Sheet music from the collection of the Los Angeles Public Library (Santa Monica: Angel City, 2013) presents historica…

Rosalyn Tureck and Bach
When Rosalyn Tureck was first studying piano, Bach’s keyboard music was widely considered to be primarily didactic—good for training in pianistic…

Kulning and cows
In Sweden the herding of livestock is women’s work. Herding music functions chiefly as a means of communication between the women and the animals; i…

Junior Wells and Buddy Guy
Junior Wells began working as a street musician when he was 7 years old, and when he was 18 he replaced Little Walter as Muddy Waters’s harmonica pl…