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Fontes 2014:3 - When Music Goes Digital


A message from (Maureen Buja), Editor-in-Chief, Fontes Artis Musicae:

Please keep an eye on your mailboxes for the Fontes Artis Musicae Special Topics issue for 2014: When Music Goes Digital. It’s mailing now!

70 Jahre Befreiung von Auschwitz / Music in Auschwitz


Seventy years ago today, Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp. From our colleagues at info-netz-musik we would like to tell you about an event today and present three books that bring music in Auschwitz in dialog with each other...

25.01.1975 Keith Jarrett gibt ein Konzert in der Kölner Oper


Es sah alles nach einem Desaster aus: Ein übernächtigter, schlechtgelaunter Pianist trifft bei der Probe im Konzertsaal (Kölner Oper) auf ein schrottreifes Instrument - doch dank des Klavierstimmers und des Einsatzes der erst 18jährigen Veranstalterin Vera Brandes, die den Star-Musiker nach Köln geholt hatte, findet das Konzert letztlich statt.

Save our Sounds at the British Library


Last week, the British Library announced a startling fact that probably rings true for many people who work with sound recordings:

New online resource: Map of Musical Heritage in Spain




A map of 350 Spanish public institutions (archives, libraries, and documentation centres) that hold fonds and heritage collections related to music (musical manuscripts, sound recordings and instrument collections).


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