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Join RILM at the Third MUSAM Conference
RILM will be present at the Third MUSAM Conference, Study Group “Music and American Studies” Spa…
RILM at CMS, Rochester
On Friday, 8 October, RILM will host a focus group session for conference attendees of the College M…
RILM at the 10th European Music Analysis Conference
RILM will participate in the 10th European Music Analysis Conference, which takes place in Moscow an…
RILM Music Encyclopedias: New Titles for 2022
In January 2022 RILM Music Encyclopedias will add three more reference works to its collection of cu…
Bibliography Now!
A high-quality bibliography or reference list is an essential part of any academic paper and any res…
RILM Announces Search for Deputy Executive Director
NEW YORK, New York — 6 August 2021 — Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM),…
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Featured image for post 'The Philippine drug war, a hip-hop response, and an annotated bibliography on music and protest
The Philippine drug war, a hip-hop response, and an annotated bibliography on music and protest
Cover art for the 2019 album Kolateral (Collateral) Since taking office in May 2016, Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has actively pursued his…
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Ethel Smyth: Serenade in D
In 2021 A-R Editions issued a new critical edition of Ethel Smyth’s Serenade in D major for orchestra (1889 and possibly early 1890). Premiered at a…
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Cuba’s tonadas trinitarias
The tonada trinitaria is an Afro-Cuban musical genre native to the town of Trinidad de Cuba. The city became one of the Caribbean’s foremost suga…
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Responses in Music to Climate Change and Sources for Climate Change Research
From 4 to 8 October 2021, The Barry S. Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation hosts the virtual conference Responses in Music to Climate Ch…
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Rimes et musique du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance
In 2020 Classiques Garnier inaugurated the series Rimes et musique du Moyen âge et de la Renaissance with “Que me servent mes vers?”: La musique…
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Bodhráns and politics
From its humble beginnings as a ritual instrument, the bodhrán has developed into a globally recognized percussion instrument that is found in divers…
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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.