Fontes contents 2015 (vol. 62)

Vol. 62/1, January – March 2015

  • Heritage Libraries and Historical Research Pierre Delsaerdt
  • Nulla Historia Sine Fontibus: Das Orgeldokumentationszentrum der Hochschule Luzern – Musik Marco Brandazza and Antonio Baldassarre
  • Following the Bass: A New Digitisation Project for Scottish Fiddle Tune Resources?  Karen E. McAulay
  • The History and Success of ISMN (International Standard Music Number) and Outlook for the Future Hartmut Walravens and Carolin Unger

Corresponding Editors News

  • Austria Andrea Lindmayr-Brandl A Database of Early German Music Printing (1501–1540)
  • Finland Tuomas Pelttari
    Recognition of Mr. Music Library Finland – Heikki Poroila
    Branch Elections
  • The Netherlands Ria Warmerdam
    Update on Some Dutch Music Collections After the Government Cutbacks: The Netherlands Radio Music Library (MCO), Theatre Institute, Netherlands Music Institute (NMI)
    New EU Copyright Regulations
    New Cello Award for Lifetime Achievement to Anner Bijlsma
    Utrecht Early Music Festival Still Successful


  • The New York Composers' Forum Concerts, 1935-1940.  By Melissa J. de Graaf. John Schuster-Craig
  • The Organs of J. S. Bach: A Handbook. By Christoph Wolff and Markus Zepf. Bryan Proksch
  • John Kirkpatrick, American Music, and the Printed Page.  By Drew Massey. Robin Preiss
  • Performance Practices in the Baroque Era, as related by primary sources. By Dennis Shrock. Andrew Justice
  • Music and Ultra-Modernism in France: A Fragile Consensus, 1913–1939. By Barbara L. Kelly. Keith E. Clifton
  • The Scoring of Early Classical Concertos 1750–1780. By Richard Maunder. Allan Badley
  • Three Hundred Years of Composers' Instruments: The Cobbe Collection. By Alec Cobbe and Christopher Nobbs, with technical particulars compiled by David Hunt and Christopher Nobbs.  John Schuster-Craig

Vol. 62/2, April – June 2015

  • The Maeftro di Mufica, or Quality Control in the Virtual Library Eleanor Selfridge-Field
  • Le traitement du fonds César Franck au département de la Musique de la BnF ou Deux catalogues pour un même fonds François-Pierre Goy
  • The Archive of American Folk Song, the Library of Congress Recording Laboratory and Notions of American Identity Delaina Sepko
  • MusicSG: A Digital Music Archive of Singapore's Music Sharmini Chellapandi
  • Music Publication in Lithuania after 1990: A Typological Analysis Asta Bielinskienė, Živilė Časaitė, Julija Paliukėnaitė
  • Manually Identifying the Entities of Work and Expression Based on Music MARC data: Towards Automatic Identification for FRBRizing OPACs Kiichiro Kanai

Corresponding Editors News

  • Japan Mari Itoh
    Death of Mr. Kazuyuki Toyama
    Union Catalog of Publications in Japan before 1945: Western Art Music
    Reopening of Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
    Musashino Academia Musicae Renovation

  • United States Michael Colby
    American Vernacular Music Manuscripts website launched
    William H. Scheide donation to Princeton.


  • Nagmusiek [Night Music]. By Stephanus Muller. Juliana M. Pistorius
  • Stravinsky's "Histoire du Soldat": A Facsimile of the Sketches. Edited by Maureen A. Carr.
  • Stravinsky's "Pulcinella": A Facsimile of the Sources and Sketches. Edited by Maureen A. Carr. Valentina Bertolani
  • Francis Poulenc: Articles and Interviews: Notes from the Heart. Collected, introduced and annotated by Nicolas Southon. Translated by Roger Nichols. Keith E. Clifton
  • Music and Institutions in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Edited by Paul Rodmell. Peter Horton
  • British Music and Literary Context: Artistic Connections in the Long Nineteenth Century. By Michael Allis. Alisa Clapp-Itnyre
  • Historical Dictionary of Baroque Music. By Joseph P. Swain. Andrew Justice
  • Performance Practices in the Baroque Era, as related by primary sources. By Dennis Shrock. Andrew Justice
  • Style and Performance for Bowed String Instruments in French Baroque Music. By Mary Cyr. Andrew Justice
  • Handel's Messiah: a Rhetorical Guide. By Judy Tarling. Amanda Babington
  • Kohti Kalevala-sarjaa: Identiteetti, eklektisyys ja Ranskan jälki Uuno Klamin musiikissa [Towards the Kalevala Suite: Identity, Eclecticism and the French Trace in the Music of Uuno Klami]. By Helena Tyrväinen. Urve Lippus
  • Vinyl: A History of the Analogue Record. By Richard Osborne. Ralph Hartsock
  • Networks of Music and Culture in the Late Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries. Ed. by David J. Smith and Rachelle Taylor Kimberly Marshall

Vol. 62/3, July – September 2015

Special Topics Issue: Archives as Evidence
Edited by Maureen Buja

  • Archives as Evidence Maureen Buja
  • The House Where History Ended Up: Packing Up the Ben Segal Collection Lizabé Lambrechts
  • Myth in Brahms Biography, or, What I Learned From Quantum Mechanics Stya Avins
  • Story-Telling in the Vatican Archives Pamela F. Starr
  • Armed with a light bulb at the end of a cord: The Documentation Centre for Music (DOMUS): A ten year journey Santie de Jongh
  • P. Hartmann von An der Lan-Hochbrunn OFM (1863-1914): A Tyrolean Franciscan as a Musical Cosmopolitan and Phenomenon in Music History Hildegard Herrmann-Schneider
  • 18th- and 19th-century Musical Instrument Makers in the Archives: A Personal View Jenny Nex
  • A Plague and a Violin: Government Archives and Constraints on Musical Activities in pre-1918 New Zealand Elizabeth Nichol
  • Archival Excess: Sensational Histories beyond the Audiovisual Peter McMurray

Contributing Editors

  • Serge Prokofiev Archive Comes to Columbia University Libraries Elizabeth Davis
  • Alfred Levy Archive of Cuban Music at Michigan State University Mary Jo Zeter, Mary Black Junttonen

Vol. 62/4, October – December 2015

Management Reports

  • Council Report Pia Shekhter
  • Treasurer's Report Thomas Kalk

Ad-hoc Committees

  • Ad Hoc Committee on Organizational Structure (Level 2) John Roberts

Professional Branches

  • Archives and Music Documentation Centres Maria Cornaz
  • Broadcasting and Orchestra Libraries Nienke de Boer
  • Libraries in Music Teaching Institutions Johann Eekeloo
  • Public Libraries Carolyn Dow
  • Research Libraries Kerstin Carpvik

Subject Commissions

  • Bibliography Rupert Ridgewell
  • Audio-Visual Materials Andrew Justice
  • Service and Training Jane Gottlieb
  • Cataloguing Joseph Hafner

Working Groups

  • Access to Music Archives Jon Bagüés / Klaas Jaap van der Meijden
  • Access to Music Ephemera


  • Advocacy
  • Conference Antony Gordon
  • Constitution Richard Chesser
  • Copyright Helen Faulkner
  • Membership James Cassaro
  • Outreach Jon Bagüés
  • Publications Joseph Hafner


  • IAML Forum of Commissions and Professional Branches Stanisław Hrabia

R-Projects and Other Collaborative Projects

  • Répertoire International des Sources Musicales (RISM) Klaus Keil
  • Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) Barbara Dobbs Mackenzie
  • Répertoire International d’Iconographie Musicale (RIdIM) Antonio Baldassare
  • Répertoire international de la presse musicale (RIPM) H. Robert Cohen
  • IAML-L Bonna Boettcher
  • International Standard Music Number (ISMN) Carolin Unger
  • IAML Historian Roger Flury
  • Grove Music Online James Cassaro

Honorary Membership Citation

  • Laudatio for Catherine Massip John Roberts
  • Response Catherine Massip


  • Oliver Wray "Tim" Neighbour Richard Chesser

National Reports

Corresponding Editors

  • Belgium
    Radical changes in Music Information Centres in Belgium Johann Eeckeloo
  • Finland
    New Publication by Heikki Poroila Tuomas Pelttari
  • South Africa
    First KOMPOS Composers' Symposium Santie de Jongh


  • George Frideric Handel: A Life with Friends.  By Ellen T. Harris. Katharine Hogg
  • Music in Print and Beyond: Hildegard von Bingen to the Beatles. Edited by Craig A. Monson and Roberta Montemorra Marvin. D.W. Krummel
  • Settecento musicale erudito: Epistolario Giovanni Battista Martini e Girolamo Chiti (1745-1759): 472 lettere del Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica di Bologna. Edited by Giancarlo Rostirolla, Luciano Luciani, Maria Adelaide Morabito Iannucci, and Cecilia Parisi. Stefano Mengozzi
  • The Viennese Minor-Key Symphony in the Age of Haydn and Mozart. By Matthew Riley. Bryan Proksch
  • Black Recording Artists, 1877-1926: An Annotated Discography. By Craig Martin Gibbs. Raleigh Dailey
  • The Politics of Plainchant in fin-de-siècle France. By Katharine Ellis.  John Schuster-Craig
  • Playing the Cello, 1780-1930. By George Kennaway. William M. Nelson
  • A Paradise of Priests: Singing the Civic and Episcopal Hagiography of Medieval Liège. By Catherine Saucier. James Vincent Maiello
  • Thomas Morley: Elizabethan Music Publisher. By Tessa Murray. John Wagstaff
  • Coughing and Clapping: Investigating Audience Experience. Edited by Karen Burland and Stephanie Pitts. Katy Hamilton
  • Wagner, Richard. Richard Wagner's Beethoven (1870): a New Translation. Newly translated and with an introduction by Roger Allen. Joy Pile
  • Aboriginal Music in Contemporary Canada: Echoes and Exchanges. Edited by Anna Hoefnagels and Beverley Diamond. Jonathan Gonder

Recent Publications in Music compiled by Maureen Buja and David Summerfield

Index compiled by Stanley Boorman


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