Music Collections of the Royal Irish Academy of Music

Royal Irish Academy of Music | Music Collections

The general music materials are focused on supporting academic requirements of students and staff of the Academy. These include books and periodicals on music, reference works and bibliographies, including online databases. Printed music comprises performing editions, full and study scores, and a substantial library of orchestral sets. Recordings comprise CDs, DVDs, online-streaming services as well as LPs and cassettes. The special collections comprise mainly printed materials from the early 18th century to c. 1900

Strengths

Music Education, Music performance & performance practice

Physical characteristics

c. 36,000 items

Description or Catalogue

Online catalogue at http://library.riam.ie

Created

1700

Collected

1848

Coverage

1700
Subjects
Geographic Coverage
Languages
Custodial History

All materials have been acquired through purchase or donation. Please see under individual RIAM collections for fuller custodial history

Accrual
Accrual Policy
Active
Accrual Method
Donation
Purchase
Accrual Periodicity
Regular

Material is continually acquired according to the academic needs of the Royal Irish Academy of Music

Added by Royal Irish Academy of Music Library | Last updated on: 09 February 2018