Fontes Artis Musicae

Articles from Vol. 61, No. 4, October-December

Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy Committee met once during the Antwerp Conference, its main focus being to confirm membership of the committee and to outline its main purposes and tasks as given in its Terms of Reference, while also defining needs and priorities in more...
Archives and Music Documentation Centres Branch
The Archives and Music Documentation Centres Branch presented two sessions during the Antwerp Conference. Elections took place at the beginning of the first session: Marie Cornaz (Belgium) has been elected Chair; Thomas Aigner (Austria), Vice-Chair;...
Audio-Visual Committee
The Audio-Visual Committee held two meetings. The first meeting was on the theme of Visualizing sound recordings, opening with a presentation by Roger Flury (Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand) on Puccini. His talk, "Creating a...
Australia
Looking back: Annual Conference September 2013, Perth Our annual conferences continue to be an enormously valuable networking experience, as well as an opportunity to highlight projects, services and collections in the host state. We were able to...
Belgium / Belgie / Belgique: Belgian Federal Institutions and Belgian French-Speaking Institutions or Members
Membership Of 33 Belgian members (as of June 2014), there are 28 institutions and 5 individual members. Of the 33 members, 18 are Belgian Federal (bilingual) institutions and Belgian French-speaking institutions or members. The following report...
Bibliography Commission
The Bibliography Commission presented two paper sessions at the 1AML Congress in Antwerp, the first on Monday 14 July and the second on Thursday 17 July 2014, both at the almost entirely black-coloured and rather heated Yellow Hall of the deSingel...
Broadcasting and Orchestra Libraries Branch
This year our branch session was on the topics of Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Music Engraving in Modern Times, and the Belgian National Radio Institute. The first paper, 'Music library of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra' was presented by Marianne...
Canada
The Board has met three times since our last Annual General Meeting: October 2013, March 2014, and 28 May 2014. We held our annual conference May 29-30 at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, at the Congress of the Canadian Federation of Humanities...
Cataloguing Commission
In Antwerp the Cataloguing Commission held a business meeting on Friday 18 July from 11.00 to 12.30. Joseph Hafner, the current Chair of the Cataloguing Commission, chaired the meeting. About 16 members from various countries were present at the session....
Cataloguing Commission: Sub-Commission on ISBD and Music
At the conference, the IAML ISBD and music Sub-commission met twice, Monday, 14 July and, jointly with the UNIMARC Sub-commission, Thursday, 17 July. Session 1 was a working meeting and the session was attended by 11 participants. The chair summarized...
Cataloguing Commission: Sub-Commission on UNIMARC
On 17 July 2014, the IAML Sub-commission on UNIMARC gathered in Antwerp for its twelfth annual meeting. Two sessions were held on the same day. Session 1 was a working meeting held on 17 July, chaired by Isabelle Gauchet Doris. The first session...
Commission for Service and Training
In offering my last conference report as the retiring Chair of the Commission for Service and Training I'd like to place on record my thanks to my fellow committee members, John Wagstaff and Jurgen Diet, for their constant support and advice over the...
Croatia
In 2013, Hrvatska udruga muziCkih knjiznica, arhiva i dokumentacijskih centara (the Croatian Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (CAML)), the Croatian National Branch of IAML still has a modest number of members: 11 individual...
Czech Republic / Ceska Republika
The Czech National IAML Branch (CNS IAML) has 24 institutional members from the Bohemia and Moravia regions, of which 12 significant libraries and documentation centres are also international members. The President is Zoja Seyckova (Bohuslav Martini!...
Denmark / Danmark
2012 Retrospective Report As of 31 December 2012, the DMBF (Foreningen for musik og medier i bibliotekerne) had 117 members. We held five board meetings in 2012. The Board members were Emilie Wieth-Knudsen (President), Ole Bisbjerg (Vice-President),...
Estonia / Eesti
Membership At the end of the year, the Estonian Music Library Association (EMLA) had 14 members: 11 institutional and 3 individual. The annual meeting was held on 3 May at the University of Tartu Library. It was attended by 22 librarians from 9...
France
En 2013, le groupe franqais a poursuivi des activites de participation a des rencontres professionnelles qu'il organise ou auxquelles il collabore et de publication via son site. Reunions statutaires Une assemblee generale s'est tenue le 3 juin...
Germany / Deutschland
Die deutsche IAML-Landergruppe hat derzeit 222 Mitglieder (155 institutionelle und 67 personliche Mitglieder, Stand: Mai 2014). Der vierkopfige Vorstand besteht aus Jurgen Diet (Prasident), Susanne Frintrop (VizePrasidentin), Kirstin Blos (Schatzmeisterin)...
Hungary / Magyarorszag
The Hungarian National Branch has 18 members (11 institutional, 4 individual and 3 honorary). The 11 institutions and one of the individuals are also members of the international association. Our President is Julianna Gocza (AIBM Magyar Nemzeti...
International Standard Music Number (ISMN)
Some news from the International ISMN Agency: The next Annual General Meeting will take place in September 2014 in Istanbul by kind invitation of the Turkish ISMN agency which belongs to the Ministry of Culture. For the first time we will have kind...
Japan / Nippon
As of 12 May 2014, the IAML Japan branch has 76 members, of which 58 are individuals and 18 institutions. The National Committee, since the last General Meeting on 2 June 2013, consists of the same members as before, namely: President: Masakata...
John Roberts
I met John Roberts when I attended my first conference in 1991. John Roberts was already one of the more prominent participants, acting as chair of the Bibliography Commission. John served 1AML in many other capacities. He was a member, and chair,...
Libraries in Music Teaching Institutions
The first session of the Libraries of Music Teaching Institutions (LIMTI) focused on different aspects of Developing Music Collections. In the first presentation Alan Asher, subject specialist for music at the Architecture and Fine Arts Library...
Lithuania
Lithuanian memory institutions, cooperating in the Development of the Virtual Electronic Heritage System (VEPS) project, are developing the project further to provide the most possible broad access to the cultural heritage. In 2013-2014, more than...
Minutes from the Council Meeting: Sunday 13 July, (I) at 14.00, Thursday 17 July, (II) at 16.00, and Friday 18 July, (III) at 13.30
Present: Kathy Adamson (II, III; Observer); Thomas Aigner (II, III; National representative of Austria during session II and III); Tsuneko Arakawa (I, II, III; National representative of Japan); Alenka Bagaric (II; Observer); Jon Bagues (I, II,...
New Zealand / Aotearoa
Our annual conference was held at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on 7 and 8 November 2013. The keynote speaker was Dr Philip Norman, the inaugural Lilburn Research Fellow at the National Library, who reflected on his forty years...
Norway / Norge
Board members serving until 18 April 2013 were: Frida Rosand (NTNU), Leader Randi Hansen (Tonsberg og Notteroy bibliotek), Treasurer Ann Kunish (Deichmanske bibliotek), Secretary Board members: Signe Marie Steensland (NRK) Ingrid...
Poland / Polska
Conferences The 13th National Conference of Polish Music Librarians, Biblioteki muzyczne--Fonoteki: inspiracja czy przeZytek [Music Libraries--Sound Libraries: Inspiration or Holdover] took place on 21 to 23 October 2013 at the Feliks Nowowiejski...
Programme Committee
Since July 2013, the main task of the Committee has been to prepare the programme for the annual conference in Antwerp and to begin collaboration with International Musicological Society before the IAML/IMS Congress in New York in 2015. On 20 September...
Publications Committee-Electronic
We started the current year with a Web Team comprising Stefanie Hundsberger from Germany as Web Editor, Astrid Evasdotter Smith from Sweden, and Jennifer Ward from Germany as Assistant Web Editors, and our long-serving Webmaster Gabriele Gamba from...
Publications Committee (Print)
In Antwerp the Publications Committee (Print) held a business meeting on Thursday 17 July from 11.00 to 12.30. Joseph Hafner, the current Chair of the Publications Committee, chaired the meeting. About 8 members from various countries were present...
Public Libraries
In Antwerp, the Public Libraries Branch began our activities with a coffee corner on Tuesday morning. We presented two program sessions, and held a working meeting. Additionally, we had the opportunity to visit the brand new public library Muntpunt...
Repertoire International De Litterature Musicale (RILM)
Overview: It is an exciting time at RILM. Our core bibliographic coverage continues to expand; the RILM national committees remain a central part of our international coverage, and their submissions remain stable (though we always hope for more submissions...
Repertoire International De Presse Musicale (RIPM)
News 1. RIPM and RILM RIPM and RILM have expanded their chronological scope and collaboration. RIPM's current coverage extended from 1760 to 1962; it will now extend through 1966 to dovetail with the RILM Abstracts of Music Literature. At the...
Repertoire International Des Sources Musicales (RISM)
Foundation: Internationales Quellenlexikon der Musik e.V. Kassel. Honorary President: Dr. Harald Heckmann, Ruppertshain; President: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christoph Wolff, Cambridge/Leipzig (until 22 November)--Dr. Wolf-Dieter Seiffert (from 22 November);...
Repertoire International d'Iconographie Musicale (RIdIM)
The period from the last meeting of IAML in Vienna in 2013 to date has seen a number of initiatives by Association RIdIM, both practical and strategic. RIdIM Database The RIdIM database continues to thrive and develop with the most important...
Research Libraries Branch
The Research Libraries Branch sponsored two sessions at the IAML conference in Antwerp in July 2014. The second session began with elections led by Johan Eeckeloo for the 2014-2016 term of the branch committee. All nominees were duly elected: Thomas...
Slovakia / Slovensko
Membership The Slovak National Branch of IAML is headed by the five-member Presidium of the Slovak National Branch of IAML elected at the Annual conference held in Kosice in September 2013: PhDr. Anna Kucianova, PhD. (Slovak National Library, Martin),...
Spain / Espana
2013 has been an important year for Aedom, the Spanish branch of IAML, because we celebrated our 20th anniversary this year. Aedom was created in 1993 by a group of music librarians and musicologists, and, from this first moment, our association was...
Sweden
During the year 2013, the number of members of the Swedish branch of IAML was 139, divided into 72 individual members, 21 seniors or students, and 46 institutional members. Thus the total number is the same as in the previous year, even if with a slightly...
Switzerland / Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Vorstand, Mitgliedschaften und Jahresversammlung Die Jahrestagung 2013 fand im November im winterlichen Seewen (Solothurn) statt. Die Mitgliederversammlung bestatigte die Vorstandsmitglieder Jorg Muller (Prasidium, Hochschule Luzern), Samuel Weibel...
The National Library of Norway-The Section for Music
Referring to Fontes, 2011, vol. 58 no. 2: National Libraries Inger Johanne Christiansen: The National Music Collection (Norsk Musikksamling) of the National Library of Norway. In 2008, the Film Library, which was previously part of the Norwegian...
The Netherlands
The worrying situation of music library work in The Netherlands has continued without abate. Due to political developments, there is no definitive solution yet for the housing of the collections of the Netherlands Music Institute, which contain a large...
Treasurer's Report
Income from Branch memberships for this year was on target. One Branch did not pay in 2013, but they have paid in early 2014. The income from non-Branch members was higher than predicted. This was not caused by a rise in membership numbers, but because...
United Kingdom and Ireland
Executive Committee Officers: Branch President--Peter Baxter (Surrey Performing Arts Library); Immediate Past President--Richard Chesser (British Library); General Secretary--Catherine Ferris (Dublin Institute of Technology) [to October], Roy Stanley...
United States
Board of Directors: Michael Colby (President); Michael Rogan (Vice-President); Lisa Shiota (Recording Secretary); Paul Cary (Administrative Officer); Paula Hickner (Assistant Administrative Officer); Stephanie Bonjack, Michael Duffy, 1V, Richard McRae...
Working Group on Access to Music Archives
It was really a busy week in Antwerp. We had two sessions planning our future work, which is aiming at an international registration of music archives. It is important to keep track of the music archives--where are they kept and what contents do they...
Working Group on Access to Performance Ephemera
Rupert Ridgewell demonstrated the beta version of the new interface to the UK-based Concert Programmes Database (CPP2), and the group offered a wide range of valuable preliminary comments on its design which will be fed into the evaluation process....
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