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RILM Music Encyclopedias Announces the Addition of Four Titles
On 1 January 2017, RILM Music Encyclopedias will add four seminal works to its collection: Encyclopédie de la musique et dictionnaire du Conservatoire (1913–1931); Gracian Černušák, Bohumír Štědroň, and Zdeněk Nováček, Československý hudební slovník osob a institucí (1963/1965); Franz Stieger, Opernlexikon/Opera catalogue/Lexique des opéras/Dizionario operistico (1975–1983); and Dizionario degli editori musicali italiani, 1750–1930 (2000).

You are invited to lunch in Vancouver hosted by RILM
On Friday 4 November, at noon, RILM will present "New Networks of Music Literature: RILM and Musicology in the Twenty-First Century " on the 34th floor of the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel.

Announcing MGG Online - available 1 November 2016
The publishers Bärenreiter and J.B. Metzler have partnered with RILM to create MGG Online, a new digital encyclopedia that features the complete second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte ind Gegenwart along with updated entries and new articles.

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.

RILM leaving ProQuest
An important reminder regarding subscriptions to RILM via the ProQuest platform.

Turandot in China
Chinese presenters have made their bid for grand opera’s international ranks with the very piece that marks the end of that tradition—Pucc…

Kecak beyond tourism
Kecak, one of the most popular dramatic dance forms performed for tourists on Bali, was developed cooperatively by Balinese artists and Western expatr…

Mlada (1872)
The opera-ballet Mlada was commissioned in 1872 by Stepan Gedeonov, director of the imperial theatres in St. Petersburg, Russia. Collaboratively taken…

Paul Creston, didactic autodidact
A winner of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the New York Music Critics’ Circle Award, Paul Creston was entirely self-taug…

Famous Victorians in a toy symphony
  An event billed as A Concert for the Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street, held in London on 14 May 1880, featured a performance of B…