News archive from the RISM Switzerland

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Benedictine convent of St. Andreas in Sarnen

RISM Switzerland is pleased to announce that the description of all sources from the historical music library of the St. Andreas convent in Sarnen have been published online in the database of the Swiss RISM Office. Thus, a total of around 10,000 new database entries are available for research and...

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Cataloguing software Muscat

Since November 14, all RISM working groups at international level have been working with our Muscat software. Migration of all RISM data (about 1 million titles) was carried out by the RISM Central Office (export of data from Kallisto) and by our collaborator Rodolfo Zitellini (importing in Muscat). Muscat is...

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Cooperation with the National Library of Australia

RISM Switzerland took over an unusual task in October 2016. In collaboration with the National Library of Australia (NLA) in Canberra, work started on a private music collection which was donated to the NLA and has to be shipped to Australia. The collection was assembled by an Australian couple of...

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Collaboration with the Music Library of the University of the Arts Bern

RISM Switzerland starts in late July 2016 to catalog the collection of the Bernese composer Adolf Reichel (1816-1896) that was considered lost until 2013. The collection was donated to the Music Library of the University of the Arts in Bern by his great-grandson Helmuth Reichel. The cataloging of the Adolf...

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End of cataloging in the music archive of the BCU Lausanne

The cataloging of the collections of Henry Plumhof (1836-1914), Paul Juon (1872-1940), Louis Piantoni (1885-1958) and Raffaele d’Alessandro (1911-1959) in the music archive of the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne was completed by the Swiss RISM office at the beginning of July 2016. The cataloging of manuscript and printed...

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