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“MGG Goes Digital” Presentation and Reception on 4 November at AMS

On Friday, 4 November, at 5:15 pm, Bärenreiter and RILM will present “Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) Goes Digital in 2016” in Junior Ballroom D.Presenters include MGG Online’s Editor in Chief, Laurenz Lütteken (University of Zurich), Bärenreiter’s Wendelin Göbel, Clemens Scheuch, and Ilka Sührig, and RILM’s Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie and Jonathan Greenberg, with a welcome by Ellen T. Harris (AMS President).In 2014 Bärenreiter and J.B. Metzler entered a long-term partnership with RILM to create MGG Online, accessible for the first time in November 2016. MGG Online includes the content of the second edition of MGG (1994–2008) as well as subsequent updates and newly written articles. A powerful new platform enhances the content of this incomparable and authoritative encyclopedia. Features include sortable works lists, easy toggling between article versions, links to related content in RILM Abstracts, integrated translation, and much more. Come see what a 21st-century music encyclopedia can be!RILM, Bärenreiter, and J.B. Metzler invite you to a reception in the Finback room following the presentation, starting at 6:15 pm.