News archive from the RISM Switzerland

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OnStage

A few weeks ago, OnStage, the portal for digitised documents on musical performances (so-called performance ephemera, such as concert programmes and announcements), added a new collection. It is a selection of about 2,300 documents (out of 20,000) from La Musicale de la Bibliothèque de Genève, dating from 1861 to 1945....

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Concerts

The ensemble “La Pedrina”, conducted by Francesco Saverio Pedrini, will once again perform in two concerts with the programme from the last CD produced by RISM Switzerland: “Il Pastor fido dei Grigioni”, with madrigals by Luca Marenzio from a source preserved in Zuoz. The concerts will take place on 24...

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Completion of the pilot phase in the D-MUS project

With the publication of about 110 documents from the Swiss National Library in Bern (Nationalbibliothek, NB), the pilot phase of the D-MUS project is now coming to an end. Unique music sources from Switzerland will be digitised and published in the online catalogue. The sources consist of select autograph manuscripts,...

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Angelic voicees. Preserve and communicate - Fribourg's cultural heritage

Lecture and concert, 1 April 2020 at the Ancien Hôpital des Bourgeois, Fribourg Music holdings in Swiss libraries and at the BCU Fribourg - An overview The event is postponed due to Covid-19! For further information: florence.sidler@rism-ch.org In Swiss libraries, there are music collections that are still not unpacked from...

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Fresh Swiss data

The data on Swiss sources published on our catalogue page now once more match the data of the international database. In fact, after several years of separate catalogue work, the latest developments in the “Muscat” data capture software have recently enabled the Swiss RISM office to start again feeding data...

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