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
King Saul’s music therapy
The course of King Saul’s music therapy with the young shepherd David, as told in 1 Samuel, 16 and 18, exactly corresponds to the current state…

Lionel Hampton and the Sanctified Church
Some jazz critics and fans who admired other aspects of Lionel Hampton’s musicianship criticized him for his raw blues riffing, hard backbeat, s…

Black Sabbath and Nietzsche
Black Sabbath draws upon gods who are older than Satan. Dionysus and Apollo, pagan gods from ancient Greece, were there with Black Sabbath at the birt…

Lily Pons arrives
Writing in 1955, a colleague recalled Lily Pons’s 1931 Metropolitan Opera debut: “If all goes well on the first night of a new career in A…

Paul Robeson’s activism
Throughout his performing career Paul Robeson was fashioning an activist cultural theory to help to liberate his people and, increasingly, to support…