The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives and documentation centres to support and facilitate the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation and music library and information science at national and international levels.

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Inauguration of Herbert Blomstedt Collection at the Gothenburg University Library

(Text by Pauline Sjöberg, Gothenburg University Library)

Herbert Blomstedt, one of the world’s pre-eminent conductors, has donated his collection to Gothenburg University Library. The opening ceremony will take place on Thursday 21 May. Herbert Blomstedt talks about his lifelong commitment, collecting books, entitled Lying head to toe with Shakespeare.

The Herbert Blomstedt Collection is substantial, filling around 500 metres of shelf space. It consists of music literature, sheet music, manuscripts and facsimile editions of old manuscripts as well as works of fiction.

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