Printed Music

Shore, Howard : In dreams : theme from "Lord of the rings". - Zuchwil : sole distrib.: Frank, 2006
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The NL has been collecting printed music since 1918.

This collection comprises:
• the production of printed music from Swiss publishing houses
• the works of Swiss composers published abroad
• musical adaptations of texts by Swiss composers published abroad
• compositions that deal with Switzerland
• compositions by members of the Association of Swiss musicians (photocopies of music manuscripts are donated by SUISA at the NL)
• recordings of music when they are attached to publications. The collection of Swiss music recordings is held at the Swiss National Sound Archives in Lugano.

Kaminski, Heinrich : Jürg Jenatsch : ein Drama / nach der gleichnamigen Erzählung C.F. Meyers. - Wien ; Leipzig : Universal-Edition A.G., 1929
© NL

Since 1956, new publications have been listed annually in the issue number 16 of the Swiss national bibliography, The Swiss Book. These music documents are also listed in Helveticat, the online catalogue of the NL.

Last modification 28.08.2013

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