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RISM Switzerland

The RISM Switzerland records music manuscripts and printed musical sources in Swiss libraries and archives according to international scientific standards. It thus contributes in an essential way to the conservation of cultural assets in music in Switzerland. The inventoried collections are accessible to musical performers as well as to musicological research worldwide via internet.

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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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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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