Music Resources from RILM

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) documents and disseminates music research worldwide. It is committed to the comprehensive and accurate representation of music scholarship in all countries and languages, and across all disciplinary and cultural boundaries. RILM offers full-text resources for the study of music, musicology and related disciplines.

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At a Glance

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Subject Area: Music & Performing Arts
Ideal For: Academic Libraries

Content Includes

Subscriptions are available for four RILM databases:

Subjects Include

  • Composition
  • Dramatic arts
  • Dance studies
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Instruments
  • Jazz studies
  • Musicology
  • Music analysis
  • Music iconography
  • Music librarianship
  • Music pedagogy
  • Music perception
  • Music therapy
  • Organology
  • Pedagogy
  • Performance practice
  • Popular music studies
  • Theory

Interdisciplinary Subjects Include:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Education
  • Folklore
  • Geography
  • History
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Performance studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Women's studies

Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM)

Founded in 1965, Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) is a project under the aegis of the International Association of Music Libraries, Archives, and Documentation Centres (IAML); the International Council for Traditional Music (ICTM); and the International Musicological Society (IMS). Through the on-going expansion of its global network and the development of new digital resources, RILM disseminates knowledge among all research and performance communities and fosters communication among researchers in the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences.