News archive from the RISM Switzerland

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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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Luca Marenzio: Il pastor fido – a second CD from RISM Switzerland

In the archive of the Swiss municipality of Zuoz, in Engadin, a very precious music book has been preserved. With the support of RISM Switzerland, the director Francesco Saverio Pedrini and his ensemble La Pedrina chose to record a selection from this collection with the Claves label. The choice made...

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Digital Interactive Mozart Edition (DIME)

On Friday, 14 December 2018, the Mozarteum Foundation Salzburg presented the new Digital Interactive Mozart Edition (DIME), which was developed in cooperation with the Packard Humanities Institute (PHI) in Los Altos, California/USA and RISM Switzerland. To this fully digital music edition, RISM Switzerland has contributed the tool Verovio, a self-developed...

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Concert with digitised musical sources by Adolf Reichel in Bern

Between 2016 and 2017, RISM Switzerland catalogued and partly digitised the collection of the Bernese composer Adolf Reichel (1816-1896). Max Sommerhalder and the RISM collaborator Florence Sidler will present on 18th November 2018 the performance of a Reichel string quartet in Bern. The Reichel collection was considered lost until 2013....

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Catalogue of the Albert Jenny collection completed

Within the long-term cataloguing project in the Lucerne Central and University Library, the musical sources from the collection of Albert Jenny (1912-1992) have been recently catalogued. The slightly more than 300 database entries can now be consulted online. The musician from Solothurn is of great importance to central Switzerland. In...

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