Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae


Academic journal article Fontes Artis Musicae


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My name is Jose Carlos Gosalvez, music librarian of the High Royal Conservatory in Madrid and president of AEDOM, the Spanish branch of IAML. Firstly, I would like to say that last September we suffered a unbearable loss due to the death of our dear friend and nice colleague Joana Crespi, former President of AEDOM. I would like to thank all the librarians from all over the world and members of the IAML's Board for their expressions of sorrow. Thank you very much.

The Spanish branch works on three main activities:

* Courses on music cataloguing.

* Professional meetings in our national area

* Publishing on musical documentation and Spanish musical sources.

Last December a meeting dedicated to Joana Crespi in memoriam took place in Barcelona at the Biblioteca de Cataluna to review the actual state of international musical projects in Spain. AEDOM has organized three other professional meetings this year, two meetings of the GARDANO Cataloguing Group in Trujillo and Renteria, working in a project of music subject headings in Spanish language and a third one of a national meeting of professional orchestral archivists, which took place in Bilbao in the last week of May.

In these last months we have just published a new number of our bulletin and the papers of a round table about music libraries in conservatories and music schools. …

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