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Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc.

Last Updated: 17 May 2018

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc. is committed to protecting the privacy of your information. This Privacy Policy describes the information collected through the RILM websites and the online publishing services that we provide (together, the “Services”), and how that information is used and shared. RILM and its suppliers may collect or receive the types of information described below in connection with your access to and use of the Services.

In this policy, “RILM”, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale, Inc.

This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our Services users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data. We gather and use certain information about individuals in order to provide Services and to enable certain functions on this website. We also collect information to better understand how visitors use this website and to present timely, relevant information to them.

Our website incorporates privacy controls that affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can control the types of communications you receive from us and the methods by which you would like to be contacted.

Information Security

RILM cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of your information will not occur, but we have security measures in place to help protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of information under our control. We protect your information from unauthorized access and disclosure through the use of passwords, encryption, physical security measures, and managerial measures.

If you become aware of any breach of site security or of this Privacy Policy, please notify us at communications@rilm.org immediately. If our security system is breached, we will notify you of the breach to the extent required under applicable law.

What Information Do We Collect?

We collect information that you submit such as your personal data and mailing list information. We also collect information through your account activity (if applicable), the servers used to operate the Services, cookies, and site analytics.

You can visit the Services without sharing personal data, but you will be required to provide personal data if you choose to use certain features, such as setting up an account. We will collect any personal data from or about you that you choose to submit to us, which may include:

  • Your name
  • Your institutional affiliation, job title, institution department, institution type, and institution full-time equivalent or description of population served, if applicable
  • Your contact information, including email address
  • A mailing and/or billing address
  • Your telephone number(s)
  • Information about your use of the website, which may include the sources you view and when you view them, how much time you spend on the website, and the search terms you use to locate resources
  • Your Internet Protocol (IP) address and related information, which may include:
    • your Internet service provider (ISP)
    • your approximate geographic location
    • your browser type and operating system type
    • the pages you access on the Services
    • the web sites you access before and after visiting the Services
    • the dates and times you access data and the length of time you spend on the website
    • the route that you choose when clicking or navigating through our site (clickstream)

We may collect information while setting up your account, during your initial sign-on to access the Services, and when you respond to communications from us. We may use the information we collect:

  • for our own internal records
  • to contact you in response to a specific inquiry
  • to communicate with you in connection with your account and use of the website
  • to verify that you are a subscribing institution (if applicable)
  • to analyze, develop, and improve the content, materials, products, and resources offered to you
  • to send you promotional emails about RILM products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.

How Do We Use Cookies?

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive. It enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages on our website.

Cookies allow websites and applications to store your preferences in order to present content, options or functions that are specific to you. They also enable us to compile such information as how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit.

How we use cookies

We may use cookies to:

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  • store your preferences for viewing and interacting with the website. The website can then present you with information you will find more relevant and interesting.
  • analyze how you access and use the website. Usage data helps us improve the website structure, design, content and functions.
  • analyze our website traffic. We use this analysis to learn when and how users visit the Services, how popular Services pages are and aren’t, which search terms are used to find the Services, and which web sites direct you to the Services.

Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.

Controlling cookies

You can use your web browser’s cookie settings to determine how our website uses cookies. If you do not want our website to store cookies on your computer or device, you should set your web browser to refuse cookies. However, please note that doing this may affect how our website functions. Some pages, content, and services may become unavailable to you.

Unless you have changed your browser to refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you visit it. Our suppliers may use cookies and other tracking technologies to track Services visitors across the Internet to understand how you get to the Services. Due to this automatic collection of cookies, we do not honor “do not track” requests.

To learn more about cookies and how they are used, visit All About Cookies.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?

In addition to the uses described above, RILM and its suppliers may use information to help us understand what you are looking for from the website, enabling us to deliver improved products and services.

Specifically, we may use the information:

  • for our own internal records.
  • to improve the products and services we provide.
  • to contact you in response to a specific enquiry.
  • to customize the website for you.
  • to send you promotional emails about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.
  • to send you promotional mailings or to call you about products, services, offers and other things we think might be relevant to you.

How Can You Control Your Information?

RILM may collect and process your personal data to meet our legal, statutory, and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you, and we do not process your information in any way other than as specified in this notice.

RILM will not contact you with promotional offers or marketing communications without first obtaining your consent. Where you have consented to our providing you with such offers and communications, you are free to withdraw that consent at any time by using the Unsubscribe links at the bottom of emails, or by sending an email to communications@rilm.org.

You can also request a download of information associated with your account, request corrections to any information that is inaccurate, or invoke any of the other rights you have to manage your information by sending an email with your request to communications@rilm.org. You may also manage these preferences by visiting the appropriate page on our web site to submit your request. The links to the forms to request to access, update, or delete your personal data are:

Request to View Personal Data

Request to Edit Personal Data

Request to Delete Personal Data

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to. If you are unsatisfied with RILM’s actions or wish to make a complaint, please see the GDPR Contact Information page for instructions.

Site Access from Outside the United States

If you are visiting the Services from outside the United States, please be aware that collected information may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States (where our and our suppliers’ servers and databases are located and operated). The data protection and related laws and regulations of the United States might not be as comprehensive as those in the country from which you are accessing the Services.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by emailing us at communications@rilm.org, or calling +1 212 817 1990. In Europe, you may also contact Anders Cato, +45 3373 3396.

Credits

Thursday, August 13, 2020

All instrument photographs on this website are used with permission from ©2008 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Images for RILM Products

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature / with Full Text

Charles Alexandre Pellerin, French, active mid 19th century
Mélophone, about 1845
Object Place: Paris, France
Maple
Length 77.6 cm, width 30.3 cm, depth 12 cm (Length 30 9/16 in., width 11 15/16 in., depth 4 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1947

RILM Music Encyclopedias

Vessel flute (xun), 19th century
Object Place: China
Lacquered earthenware
Height 6.5 cm, diameter 5.7 cm (Height 2 9/16 in., diameter 2 1/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2114

MGG Online

Rattle necklace (gorgigala?), 1900–50
Cuna culture
Object Place: Panama, San Blas Island
Pelican bones, seed beads
Length 21.1 cm (8 5/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Mary L. Smith Fund, 1986.606

Index to Printed Music

Keyed fiddle (nyckelharpa) and bow, 19th century
Object Place: Sweden
Pine
Length 80.5 cm, width 18.5 cm (Length 31 11/16 in., width 7 5/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1734a-b

Print Publications

Pigeon whistle (geling), 19th century
Object Place: China
Gourd
Height 6.3 cm, length 6.4 cm, width 4.5 cm (Height 2 1/2 in., length 2 1/2 in., width 1 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2072

Images for Other Pages

Aeolian harp, 1825–50
Object Place: probably United States
Pine
Length 74.8 cm, width 13.7 cm, height 10.6 cm (Length 29 7/16 in., width 5 3/8 in., height 4 3/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Miss Sarah Norton, 12.1531

Psaltery (kanun), 19th century
Object Place: Turkey
Walnut, sheepskin
Length 92.3 cm, width 38 cm, depth 5 cm (Length 36 5/16 in., width 14 15/16 in., depth 1 15/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1772

Attributed to: Francesco Poggio, Italian, 1588–1634
Virginal, about 1605–34
Object Place: Florence, Italy
Poplar
Length 152.7 cm, width 51.6 cm, case height 19.5 cm (Length 60 1/8 in., width 20 5/16 in., case height 7 11/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1791

Giuseppe Donati, Italian, 1835–1925
Sopranino ocarina, about 1870
Object Place: Bologna, Italy
Earthenware
Length 14.2 cm, diameter 4.5 cm (Length 5 9/16 in., diameter 1 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1835

Side-blown trumpet, 19th century
Zande or Mangbetu people
Object Place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Ivory
Length 50 cm, width 8.5 cm (Length 19 11/16 in., width 3 3/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1960

Gustav Adolf Eschenbach, German, active 1843–1927
Post horn, late 19th century
Object Place: Berlin, Germany
Brass
Length 32 cm (12 5/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.1982

Charles-Joseph Sax, Belgian, 1790–1865
Omnitonic horn, 1833
Object Place: Brussels, Belgium
Brass
Length 65 cm (25 9/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2004

Castanets with handle, late 19th century
Object Place: England
Ebony
Length 27.7 cm, width 4.7 cm, thickness 3.6 cm (Length 10 7/8 in., width 1 7/8 in., thickness 1 7/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2030

Keyed metallophone, probably 1675–1750
Object Place: Italy
Walnut
Length 55 cm, width 33.4 cm, case height 11.4 cm (Length 21 5/8 in., width 13 1/8 in., case height 4 1/2 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2042

Panpipes (paixiao), 19th century
Object Place: China
Lacquered wood, bamboo
Length 38.5 cm, height 36.4 cm, depth 4.5 cm (Length 15 3/16 in., height 14 5/16 in., depth 1 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2098

Lute (yueqin), 19th century
Object Place: China
Paulownia and other woods, bamboo
Length 52 cm, diameter 27.1 cm, thickness 3.5 cm (Length 20 1/2 in., diameter 10 11/16 in., thickness 1 3/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2153

Vessel rattle, 19th century
Possibly Kwakiutl people
Object Place: British Columbia, Canada
Wood, cedar bark
Length 21.2 cm, diameter 13.1 cm, thickness 8.5 cm (Length 8 3/8 in., diameter 5 3/16 in., thickness 3 3/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2236

Fiddle (kízh kízh díhí) and bow, 19th century
White Mountain Apache people
Object Place: Arizona, United States
Agave stalk (?), reed (?)
Length 31.5 cm, diameter 4.3 cm (Length 12 3/8 in., diameter 1 11/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 17.2239a-b

Joseph Klein, Austrian, 1813–1838
Orphica, about 1815–25
Object Place: Vienna, Austria
Mahogany
Length 129.4 cm, width 39 cm, case height 11.3 cm (Length 50 15/16 in., width 15 3/8 in., case height 4 7/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection, 21.14

John Harris, American, 1768–1772
Spinet, 1771
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Mahogany
Length 198.6 cm, width 79 cm, case height 22.3 cm (Length 78 3/16 in., width 31 1/8 in., case height 8 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund, 1977.58

Distributed by: Longman & Broderip, English, active 1776–1798
Post horn, late 18th century
Object Place: London, England
Copper, leather
Length 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Edwin M. Ripin Collection, Friends of the Collection Fund, 1977.72

Marked by: Simon Bauer, German, active late 17th century, and marked by C.E.
Organ (regal), 1692
Place of Creation: South Germany or Austria
Walnut
Length 65.7 cm, width 18.9 cm, case height 9.9 cm (Length 25 7/8 in., width 7 7/16 in., case height 3 7/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Edward F. Searles Musical Instrument Collection; Gift of Edward S. Rowland, Benjamin A. Rowland, Jr., George B. Rowland, Daniel B. Rowland, Rodney D. Rowland and M.A. Swedlund in memory of their father, Benjamin Allen Rowland, 1981.746

Rolmonica Music Co., American, about 1925–?
Automatic harmonica (Rolmonica), about 1930–40
Object Place: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Bakelite plastic
Length 10 cm, width 9 cm, thickness 4 cm (Length 3 15/16 in., width 3 9/16 in., thickness 1 9/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, 1984.311.1-6

Vessel rattle, 1100–1476
Chimú culture
Object Place: Peru, Northern Coastal region
Earthenware
Length 12.4 cm, width 4.7 cm (Length 4 7/8 in., width 1 7/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, 1984.373

Double vessel whistle, about 1400
Chimú culture
Object Place: Peru
Earthenware
Height 6 cm, width 3.4 cm, diameter 2 cm (Height 2 3/8 in., width 1 5/16 in., diameter 13/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, 1984.399

Vessel rattle, 19th century
Probably Haida people
Object Place: British Columbia, Canada, Queen Charlotte Islands
Wood
Length 30 cm, width 8.2 cm (Length 11 13/16 in., width 3 1/4 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Graham Carey, 1985.735

Frederick Lane, American, 1791–1865
Bass drum and mallet, 1813–19
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Ash
Height 60 cm, diameter 62 cm (Height 23 5/8 in., diameter 24 7/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of the Family of Charles E. Black and Gale L. Perron, including Karen A. Black, Diane L. (Black) Conners, Emmie Perron Black and Katrina Perron-Black, 1986.937a-b

Metallophone (slenthem), 1840
Object Place: Central Java, Indonesia
Teak, bronze
Overall: 46 x 73.5 x 35.5 cm (18 1/8 x 28 15/16 x 14 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bradford M. Endicott and Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Fraser in honor of Jan and Suzanne Fontein, and the Frank B. Bemis Fund, 1990.540

Plectrum (bachi) for lute (shamisen), 19th century
Object Place: Japan
Ivory
Length 21.2 cm, width 8.2 cm, thickness 2.2 cm (Length 8 3/8 in., width 3 1/4 in., thickness 7/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Keeper’s Discretionary Fund, 1992.8

Charles Wheatstone, English, 1802–1875
Mouth organ (symphonium), about 1830
Object Place: London, England
Nickel silver, ivory
Height 5.4 cm, width 5.5 cm, depth 2.3 cm (Height 2 1/8 in., width 2 3/16 in., depth 7/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Foster Charitable Fund and Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, 1996.115

Shell trumpet (dung-dkar), 1850–1900
Object Place: Probably Tibet
Seashell, silver, semiprecious stones
Length 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum purchase with funds donated by Michael D. Wolfe in memory of his wife Elise Wolfe, 2002.613

Skull drum (thod-rnga), 1900–50
Object Place: Tibet
Bone, skin, brass, stones, silk
Length 15.5 cm, width 12.5 cm, depth 13 cm! (Length 6 1/8 in., width 4 15/16 in., depth 5 1/8 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
William Lindsey Fund, by exchange, 2004.1

Jew’s harp (chang-qobuz), 1900–50
Object Place: Probably Northern Afghanistan
Wood, copper, nickel silver, iron, colored glass
Length 19 cm ( 7 1/2 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
William Lindsey Fund, by exchange, 2004.3

Zither (koto), 19th century
Object Place: Japan
Paulownia and other woods, lacquer work, tortoiseshell, ivory, silver
Length 190.9 cm, width 25 cm, height 15.7 cm (Length 75 3/16 in in., width 9 13/16 in., height 6 3/16 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Gift of the New England Conservatory of Music, 2005.212

Murari Mohan Adhikari, Indian
Zither (rudra vina), probably 1970s
Object Place: Calcutta, India
Teakwood, calabash gourds, ivory
Length 121.9 cm, width 45.7 cm, height 45.7 cm (Length 48 in., width 18 in., height 18 in.)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum purchase with funds donated by The Kittredge Foundation, Michael and Lisa Kittredge, Trustees, 2005.591

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