MLA Newsletter
Music Library Association No.186 Jul-Aug 2016
IAML News

ROME CONGRESS COMES TO CONCLUSION

The 2016 IAML Congress, held in Rome, Italy, has concluded. Official reports from the various branches, commissions, committees, etc. are available, as well as presentation materials from sessions. The opening session was recorded and is available on YouTube.

The following Congress Diaries were submitted by attendees, reflecting on their time in Rome: 1. Hans Braun, Switzerland (in German) 2. Marianna Zsoldos, Hungary (in Hungarian) 3. Antony Gordon, United Kingdom (in English) 4. Anna Pensaert, United Kingdom (in English) 5. Massimo Gentili-Tedeschi, Italy (in Italian)

Also, check out#iaml2016 on your social media of choice to see what people shared about IAML Rome!

2016 HONORARY MEMBERSHIP AWARDED

An Honorary Membership in IAML was conferred upon H. Robert Cohen, the music historian who first suggested the idea that we now know as

Répertoire Internationale de la Presse Musicale, or RIPM. Congratulations to Robert!

LATEST ISSUE OF FONTES PUBLISHED

Fontes Artis Musicae, volume 63, no. 3 (July-September 2016) is now available online. This issue is on "Referencing Music in the Twenty-first Century: Encyclopedias of the Past, Present, and Future" and was guest edited by Tina Frühauf. It features articles by Markus Bandur ("Musikalisches Wissen und seine Geschichte als lexikographische Herausforderung. Das Handwörterbuch der musikalischen Terminologie"), Harry White ("The Lexicography of Irish Musical Experience: Notes towards a Digital Future"), Hanns-Werner Heister ("Paper is Patient: The Loose-leaf Lexicon Komponisten der Gegenwart and The Digital Future"), Anna-Lise P. Santella ("The Ideal Dictionary: Impossible Tasks, Frank Adjustments, and Lexicographical Innovations in the Creation of Grove Music Online"), and Laurenz Lütteken ("Music(ologic)al Knowledge in the Digital World: Preliminary Notes concerning MGG Online"), along with a number of book reviews.

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