Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale
The World’s Writings on A World of Music

RILM at MLA in Orlando, Florida
RILM will be hosting a luncheon and presentation at the Music Library Association's 2017 conference being held in Orlando. The luncheon begins at 12:30 on Friday 24 February, and the presentation is entitled "Shaping Music Resources in the Twenty-first Century: RILM and its New Releases RAFT and MGG Online. Please RSVP by 12 February.

„MGG Online“ – Dynamische Datenbank der Musik-Enzyklopädie „Die Geschichte in Musik und Gegenwart” ab jetzt verfügbar
„MGG Online,“ die digitale Enzyklopädie der gesamten zweiten Ausgabe von „Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart“ mit revidierten und neuen Inhalten, wurde am 7. November 2016 auf einer leistungsstarken Plattform mit hochmodernen Such- und Browse-Funktionen, integrierter Übersetzungsfunktion, sortierbaren Werkverzeichnissen u. v. m. zugänglich macht.

Celebrated Music Encyclopedia Now Online: MGG Online. Die Musik in Geschichte ind Gegenwart is now available as an online database
MGG Online, a digital encyclopedia containing the entire second edition of Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart along with updated and new content, was launched on November 7, 2016, on a powerful platform with the most up-to-date search and browse functions, integrated translation, sortable work lists, and much more.

“MGG Goes Digital” Presentation and Reception on 4 November at AMS
RILM, Bärenreiter, and J.B. Metzler are proud to present MGG Online on Friday, 4 November, at AMS in Vancouver. The presentation and demonstration will be followed by a reception at 6:15 in the Finback room.

RILM Music Encyclopedias Announces the Addition of Four Titles
On 1 January 2017, RILM Music Encyclopedias will add four seminal works to its collection: Encyclopédie de la musique et dictionnaire du Conservatoire (1913–1931); Gracian Černušák, Bohumír Štědroň, and Zdeněk Nováček, Československý hudební slovník osob a institucí (1963/1965); Franz Stieger, Opernlexikon/Opera catalogue/Lexique des opéras/Dizionario operistico (1975–1983); and Dizionario degli editori musicali italiani, 1750–1930 (2000).

Job announcement: Software Developer
Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) seeks to fill the position of Software Developer. [Filled]

RILM at IASPM-US Look for RILM in the book exhibitors area at the upcoming conference in Louisville in February.

Haiti’s celebrity president
With his country descending into its worst political crisis since the 2004 coup d’etat, and thousands of people demanding his resignation in the…

Eartha Kitt and feline metaphors
From practically the beginning, critics gushed over Eartha Kitt with every feline term imaginable: her voice “purred” or was “like c…

Zuzana Růžičková, survivor
Zuzana Růžičková endured three concentration camps and was persecuted by communists in the following years. Nevertheless, she we…

Fred McDowell and “You gotta move”
Although he was nicknamed “Mississippi”, Fred McDowell was born in Tennessee, and lived in Memphis for more than thirty years. He wor…

The Golden Shower Waltz
Émile Waldteufel (1837–1915) served as pianist to Empress Eugénie and was renowned as a composer of elegant polkas, waltzes, and o…