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RILM at IAML in Stellenbosch, 2024
RILM will participate at this year’s meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries,…
RILM at the ICTMD PASEA Symposium in Iloilo, 2024
RILM will participate in this year’s meeting of the International Council for Traditions of Music…
RILM at the Institut du Monde Arabe and UNESCO's 10th session of the General Assembly of the States Parties in Paris, 2024
Executive Director Tina Frühauf and Associate Editor Farah Zahra will be in Paris to meet RILM’s…
Webinar: Investigando prácticas musicales en América Latina: Tendencias y recursos bibliográficos desde la base de datos de RILM (Researching musical practices in Latin America: Trends and bibliographic resources from the RILM database)
On 6 June 2024 at 11am EDT, RILM Editor Beatriz Goubert will host a webinar in Spanish, sponsored by…
RILM at the IASPM-US in Philadelphia, 2024
Data Coordinator Lindsey Eckenroth and Editor Beatriz Goubert will attend the annual meeting of the…
Forthcoming Additions to RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text
This summer, RILM Abstracts with Full Text will add ten more titles to its full-text journal collect…
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Featured image for post 'Preparing for concerts and competitions using RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text: A performer's perspective
Preparing for concerts and competitions using RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text: A performer's perspective
The Schoenfeld International String Competition is a prestigious event that challenges musicians to deliver exceptional performances, often requiring…
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Microaggressions and mental health risks faced by LGBTQ+ music teachers
Music teachers are generally exposed to work-related stressors sufficient to negatively impact their mental health, and both the COVID-19 pandemic and…
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The schola cantorum in Nantes
By the 18th century, the port city of Nantes had become an important transfer point in the Atlantic triangular trade, as ships carrying African slaves…
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A military brass band in the Riau Islands
The "Sultan of Lingga’s brass band", as it was dubbed by the Singapore press, or korps musik as it was known locally, was a European-style military…
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The Hawaiian queen composer
Queen Liliʻuokalani was born into an extraordinarily musical family and was probably the most musically gifted of her class and time. She became Quee…
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Steve Albini's lo-fi aesthetics
As a central figure in the 1980's Chicago noise rock scene with his band Big Black, the famed indie recording engineer/producer Steve Albini developed…
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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.