News archive from the RISM Switzerland

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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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Collaboration with the BCU Fribourg

At the middle of February 2018, RISM Switzerland begins a three-year collaboration with the Cantonal and University Library of Fribourg. The project aims to catalogue the BCU’s historical music collection. This contains a large amount of music sources, which have been until now hardly, if at all, examined. There are...

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End of cataloging project “Adolf Reichel”

The cataloging of the collection of Adolf Reichel (1816-1896) was completed by the Swiss RISM office at the beginning of December 2017. The cataloging of manuscript and printed sources adds 1201 titles to our database. The collection is kept in the Music Library of the University of the Arts Bern....

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