On 1 January 2017, RILM Music Encyclopedias will add four seminal works to its collection of 41 historical and current titles:
– Albert Lavignac and Lionel de La Laurencie, Encyclopédie de la musique et dictionnaire du Conservatoire (Paris: C. Delagrave, 1913–1931).
– Gracian Černušák, Bohumír Štědroň, and Zdeněk Nováček, Československý hudební slovník osob a institucí (Praha: Státní Hudební Vydavatelství, 1963/1965).
– Franz Stieger, Opernlexikon/Opera catalogue/Lexique des opéras/Dizionario operistico (Tutzing: Schneider, 1975–1983).
– Bianca Maria Antolini, Dizionario degli editori musicali italiani, 1750–1930 (Pisa: Edizioni ETS, 2000)
With the addition of these titles, RILM Music Encyclopedias augments its coverage and depth, adding topics such as Italian music publishers, printers,booksellers and all aspects of Slovak and Czech musical life. It also includes one of the most monumental historic French encyclopedic undertakings and the most frequently consulted opera catalogue which also contains ballets,oratorios, and other stage works.
RILM Music Encyclopedias is the continuously expanding global online repository of music encyclopedias and dictionaries that is designed to meet the teaching, learning and research needs of the international music community. In addition to quarterly updates and revisions, including additions from Komponisten der Gegenwart, the database broadens its collection annually.
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