Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Most Comprehensive Music Bibliography

RILM and the IAML 2016 Congress in Rome
Répertoire International de Littératire Musicale (RILM) will be an active participant at this year’s meeting of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML) in Rome, 3-8 July 2016.

2016 report
Our 2016 report is now available. To view it, just go to reports and select "2016" from the drop-down menu.

Job announcement: Marketing Manager
RILM is looking for a Marketing Manager

RILM at MLA in Cincinnati
RILM would like to invite you to lunch, hosted by RILM and EBSCO, in Cincinnati at the Music Library Association's annual conference.

RILM at SEM in Austin
An invitation to ethnomusicologists to lunch with RILM in Austin on 5 December 2015.

Changes in RILM access
Beginning in January 2015, new subscriptions to RILM will only be available through EBSCO, and no longer through ProQuest.

RILM at CMS in St. Louis "Keeping pace with your discipline: Browsing global music knowledge with RILM"
will be presented on Friday, October 31, at 1 p.m.

“The Antons” redux. II
The stunning success of Der dumme Gärtner aus dem Gebürge, oder, Die zween Anton at Vienna’s Theater auf der Wieden (12 July 1789) led quickly to…

“The Antons” redux. I
Among the forgotten but highly popular operas of the late 18th century, Der dumme Gärtner aus dem Gebürge, oder, Die zween Anton (The dumb gardener…

Humor in kūṭiyāṭṭam
While the Kerala dance-drama kūṭiyāṭṭam focuses on weighty episodes from the venerable Indian epics, its performance affords a number of occas…

Detroit, Techno City
Detroit is known internationally as Techno City, named after the dance music genre pioneered by DJ/producers like Juan Atkins, Derrick May, and Kevin…

Joyce’s musical sirens
In the “Sirens” episode of Ulysses James Joyce made words represent music by playing with or even overcoming certain conventional features of lang…