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Metadata Internship at Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
General description: Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) offers internships…
New Additions to RILM Music Encyclopedias
RILM Music Encyclopedias has just added two new titles into its continuously expanding collection of…
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale and Institut du Monde Arabe announce their collaboration
New York. — January 17, 2023 — Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) has ent…
RILM is Hiring
RILM seeks to fill an Assistant Editor position in its International Office in New York City. The su…
RILM at the AMS/SEM/SMT Conference, 2022
RILM will participate in the joint conference of the American Musicological Society (AMS), Society f…
RILM at SEATRiP’s 2022–2023 Mentorship Workshop
RILM will participate in SEATRiP’s 2022–2023 mentorship workshop, Demystifying Academia: Towards…
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The book of Requiems
In 2022 Leuven University Press launched The book of Requiems, a chronologically arranged multivolume series that gathers essays—each written by a l…
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A transatlantic decolonization anthem
Written and recorded in 1975 by the Angolan popular singer António Sebastião Vicente (Santocas), Valódia is derived from African praise songs, with…
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Random film accompaniment
Soon after the Cinematograph Act came into force in 1909, small orchestras became more common in London cinemas than the lone pianist that some previo…
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Stravinsky mashups
As Stravinsky circulates in the digital age, his work is valorized in the context of digital transformation—a phenomenon reflected in YouTube mashup…
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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale and Institut du Monde Arabe announce their collaboration
New York. — January 17, 2023 — Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) has entered a three-year collaboration with the Institut…
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Entertaining the shōgun
An account by the German physician Engelbert Kaempfer (1651–1716) of meetings in 1691 with the shōgun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (1646–1709) evinces exa…
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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) documents and disseminates music research worldwide. Known for its flagship publication, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, a comprehensive international bibliography of writings on music covering publications from the early 19th century to the present (also available with a full-text enhancement of over 200 journals), RILM produces the annually expanding full-text repository RILM Music Encyclopedias and the Index to Printed Music. RILM maintains its own user platform, Egret, with advanced search and browse capabilities on which it hosts the comprehensive encyclopedia MGG Online, and RILM Music Encyclopedias.