Slavonic & East European Review. Jan95, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p1. 36p. 8 Black and White Photographs.
SACRED songs, CHURCH music -- History & criticism, and MUSIC -- Manuscripts
Focuses on the religious songs of late seventeenth century St. Petersburg, Russia. Four-folio manuscript of religious songs together obtained during an expedition in 1902; Measurement of folios; Descriptions of the manuscript; Opinions about the date of the manuscript.
Time International (South Pacific Edition). 7/18/2005, Issue 28, p9-9. 1/3p. 1 Color Photograph.
RENTAL housing, RUSSIAN music, MUSIC -- Manuscripts, and COLLECTIONS
This article presents information on dangers hovering over a collection of music by Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. The collection includes around 50,000 handwritten pages of music and manuscripts and 1500 hours of unique audio and video recordings. The collection is stored in a decrepit six-bedroom apartment in downtown Tallinn, Estonia under the protection of Mark Matsov. According to Matsov, the entire archive might have to go in the coming fall due to the rent-market dynamics.
Fontes Artis Musicae. Jan-Mar2008, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p70-70. 1/2p.
MUSIC libraries, ASSOCIATIONS, institutions, etc., CONFERENCES & conventions, LIBRARIES, MUSIC -- Manuscripts, PUBLIC institutions, and PUBLIC libraries
The article offers updates on the International Association of Music Libraries in Russia. It is noted that a considerable amount of work has been done by the organization. Several meetings between branch members have been held including the 140th anniversary of the Taneev Library of the Moscow Conservatoire, which is attended by some IAML members together with representatives of Russian libraries. A Congress of the Russian Library Association is held in May 2007, which focuses on the description of music manuscripts and rarieties. The organization has occupied itself with preparation for the IAML Congress to be held in Moscow in 2010. Mentioning some changes that happen with music departments of town public libraries are considered important.