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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.

Outsourcing composition
Johannes Kreidler’s 2009 conceptual performance piece Fremdarbeit (Outsourcing) was composed, as the title suggests, by means of hiring foreigners.

Happy birthday to Hornbostel– Sachs!
Systematik der Musikinstrumente: Ein Versuch is 100 years old this year! This system of musical instrument classification, devised by Erich Moritz von…

Hating a nonexistant celebrity
An Internet questionnaire aimed at measuring Hungarian responses to Hungarian celebrity culture gathered responses from 7317 people; the results are r…

Capricornus strikes back
In 1657 Samuel Capricornus was summoned from Pressburg (now Bratislava) to take up the position of Kapellmeister to the Stuttgart court of Duke Eberh…

Leonard Cohen and performing ambiguity
Leonard Cohen’s recordings and performances in the 1960s were situated ambiguously between popular and art culture. This division had traditionally…