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RILM on EBSCO at the RMA in Leeds
RILM will be giving a presentation on RILM on EBSCO on Thursday, September 4.

Position announcement: Internship
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is offering unpaid intern positions for writing English-language abstracts for publications in a variety of languages.

Job announcement: Associate Editor (Spanish)
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) seeks to fill an Associate Editor position.

RILM to partner to publish MGG Online
In 2014 Bärenreiter and J. B. Metzler, the publishers of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG), entered a long-term partnership with RILM.

RILM is no longer available through OVID SilverPlatter platform
OVID users can choose from three other platforms through which RILM's data continue to be available.

Men with guitar cases
An experiment tested the assumption that music plays a role in sexual selection. Three hundred young women were solicited in the street for their phon…

Bobby Short, saloon singer
Bobby Short, the cherubic singer and pianist whose high-spirited and probing renditions of popular standards evoked the glamour and sophistication of…

“The star-spangled banner” turns 200
Around 1775 John Stafford Smith wrote a melody for verses celebrating the Anacreontic Society, a London amateur musicians’ supper club. With its sti…

A Cuban instrument atlas
Instrumentos de la música folclórico-popular de Cuba: Atlas provides a definitive overview of traditional instruments in Cuba, including discussions…

Peter Maxwell Davies and sonata form
Throughout much of his career, Peter Maxwell Davies  has had a preoccupation with sonata form. He has exploited the tension between this form and his…