Festschriften for Music Librarians and Archivists

Mélanges offerts à Vladimir Fédorov à l’occasion de son soixante-cinquième anniversaire. Fontes artis musicae 13, no. 1 (1966).

Music and bibliography: essays in honour of Alec Hyatt King, ed. Oliver Neighbour. London: Clive Bingley, 1980.

Bibliothekswissenschaft, Musikbibliothek, soziale Biblioteksarbeit: Hermann Wassner zum 60. Geburtstag, ed. Peter Vodosek. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1982.

Ars iocundissima: Festschrift für Kurt Dorfmüller zum 60. Geburtstag, ed. H. Leuchtmann and R. Münster. Tutzing: Schneider, 1984.

Musikdokumentation gestern, heute, und morgen: Harald Heckmann zum 60. Geburtstag am 6. Dezember 1984, ed. Wolfgang Rehm. Kassel: Bärenreiter, 1984.

Richard S. Hill: tributes from friends, ed. Carol June Bradley and James B. Coover. Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1987.

Musique-signes-images: liber amicorum François Lesure, ed. Joel-Marie Fauquet. Geneva: Minkoff, 1988.

Modern music librarianship: essays in honor of Ruth Watanabe, ed. Alfred Mann. Stuyvesant, New York: Pendragon, 1989.

Libraries, history, diplomacy and the performing arts: essays in honor of Carleton Sprague Smith, ed. Israel J. Katz. New York: Pendragon, 1991.

Dawn L. Keer, “Helmut Kallmann: an account of his contributions to music librarianship and scholarship in Canada,” MSLS thesis, University of Alberta, 1991.

Not strictly a Festschrift, but notable for its focus on a music librarian.

Sundry sorts of music books: essays on music in the British Library Collections, presented to O. W. Neighbour on his 70th birthday, ed. Christine Banks, Arthur Searle and Malcolm Turner. London: British Library, 1993.

Music publishing and collecting: essays in honor of Donald W. Krummel, ed. David Hunter. Urbana: Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, 1994.

Res musicae: essays in honor of James W. Pruett, ed. P. R. Laird and C. H. Russell. Warren, Michigan: Harmonie Park Press, 2001.

Inte bara katalogregler: festskrift till Anders Lönn: 5 mars 2003, ed. Veslemöy Heintz. Stockholm: Statens musikbibliotek, 2003.

Musikvidenskabelige kompositioner: Festskrift til Niels Krabbe, 1941-3. Oktober 2006, ed. Anne Ørbaek Jensen, John T. Lauridsen, Erland Kolding Nielsen, Claus Røllum-larsen, with cooperation from Sofia Lene Bak and Jakob K. Meile. Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Bibliotek and Museum Tusculanum Forlag, 2006.

Krabbe was in the musicology department of the University of Copenhagen from 1970, and was the university’s representative to the Carl Nielsen Edition, in which capacity he had some involvement with IAML. His Festschrift contains several essays on music libraries.

On the 75th birthday of Emanuel Muntág (4 July 1929), ed. and introduction by Viera Sedláková. Slovakia: Hudobný archív, 2006.

Emanuel Muntág (1929-2007) was a musicologist, bibliographer, and music archivist in Matica Slovenská, Martin.

Music, libraries, and the academy: Essays in honor of Lenore Coral, ed. James P. Cassaro. Middleton, Wisconsin: A-R Editions, 2007.

Directions in music cataloging, ed. Peter H. Lisius and Richard Griscom, with an introduction by Stephen H. Wright. MLA technical reports no. 32. Middleton, WI, USA: A-R Editions, 2012.

A memorial volume honouring Arsen Ralph Papakhian (1948-2010), William & Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Noter, annoter, éditer la musique: mélanges offerts à Catherine Massip, ed. Cécile Reynaud and Herbert Schneider. Geneva: Librairie Droz/Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2012.

Music cultures in sounds, words and images: Essays in honor of Zdravko Blažeković, ed. Antonio Baldassarre and Tatjana Marković. Vienna: Hollitzer Verlag, 2018.

Biblioteca di musica. Studi in onore di Agostina Zecca Laterza in occasione dei 25 anni dalla fondazione della IAML Italia, ed. Marcoemilio Camera and Patrizia Florio. IAML Italia, 2019.

Musical projects of music documentation: Spanish participation and the state of the issue—In memoriam Joana Crespi, ed. Jorge García. Spain: La Asociación Española de Documentación Musical (AEDOM).

Joana Crespi (1944-2005) was a past President of AEDOM and Directorde la Sección de Música de la Biblioteca de Catalunya.

Ad fontem musicae - Thomas Leibnitz zum 65. Geburtstag, ed. Stefan Engl and Andrea Harrandt. Publikationen des Instituts für Österreichische Musikdokumentation, 42. Vienna: Hollitzer, 2020. ISBN 978-3-99012-866-4 (hbk); ISBN 978-3-99012-867-1 (pdf).

This Festschrift honors Dr. Thomas Leibnitz, Director of the Department of Music of the Austrian National Library and founder of the Austrian IAML Branch.  The Festschrift runs to well over 600 pages, and is divided into the following sections: “Musiksammlungen und Bibliotheksgeschichte”, “Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart”, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Anton Bruckner. The majority of the essays are in German, with three in English.

Musical History as Seen through Contemporary Eyes: Essays in Honor of H. Robert Cohen, ed. Benjamin Knysak and Zdravko Blažeković. Vienna: Hollitzer, 2021. Table of contents (PDF).

This volume honors the founder of the Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM), H. Robert Cohen, honorary member of IAML and the International Musicological Society (IMS).

Music Libraries
200 Jahre Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, ed. Michaela Schlögl. Vienna: Styria Premium, 2011.

Zwischen Notenhälsen und Tonköpfen: 75 Jahre Musikbibliothek Hamburg, ed. Lutz Lesle. Bibliothemata, 3. Hamburg: Bautz, 1990.


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