"MUSICI"-Project, financed by DFG and ANR

European musicians in Venice, Rome and Naples (1650–1750): Music, national identities and cultural exchange

In the 17th and 18th century, the musical cultures of Venice, Rome and Naples attracted numerous European musicians, in search of a musical education or to study the Italian style. Some of them established themselves as permanent residents in the three cities. The research project examined and compared the position of European musicians in Venetian, Roman and Neapolitan musical life. Researching the aesthetic, social and political conditions  ...   


Libretti of the Music History Department of the German Historical Institute in Rome

Retro-conversion and Digital Imaging of the Libretti-Collection

Financed by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and executed in cooperation with the DHI Rome and the Bavarian State Library in Munich, the project aims at a digitisation of the Music History Department’s Libretti-Collection. In 1979, the DFG had made  ...