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Project code: 6-04-195

Arranging and cataloguing of music collections in Croatia

Main researcher: TUKSAR, STANISLAV (65831)

Type of research: basic
Duration from: 04/30/91. to 12/31/95.

Papers on project (total): 49
Papers on project quoted in Current Contents: 4
Institution name: Hrvatsko muzikološko društvo, Zagreb (1062)
Department/Institute: Croatian musicological society
Address: Opatička 18
City: 10000 - Zagreb, Croatia
Phone: 385 (0) 1 272-323

Summary: Within the frames of the project seven music collections and archives in Croatia will be arranged and catalogued to various degrees of elaboration: Cathedral in Trogir, Parish church in Novi Vinodolski, Jesuit Collegium in Dubrovnik, Cathedral in Split, Benedictine nunnery in Cres, Udina-Algarotti collection in Zagreb, Franciscan monastery in Dubrovnik, and, respectively their catalogues published. In research and arranging of archives modern musico-archival and bibliographical methods are applied, as well as international standards used in printing of music catalogues. The obtained data are referred to international bank of music data (R.I.S.M.). The aim of the project is the physical protection of music material, the microfilming of most important compositions, elaboration, approach facilities, information and including of up to now unknown part of Croatian, Mediterranean and Central-European musical heritage, preserved in Croatian musical collections, into domestic and international scholarly and cultural public spheres.

Keywords: Croatian musical heritage, Mediterranean musical heritage, Central-European musical heritage, music archives, music manuscripts and prints, cataloguing, music catalogues, Trogir/Trau, Novi Vinodolski, Dubrovnik/Ragusa, Split/Spalato, Zagreb/Agram, Cres/Cherso

Research goals: 1) Archival arranging of collections in Trogir/Trau (1), Novi Vinodolski (1) and Dubrovnik/Ragusa (2); about 8,000 archival units = ca 13,3% of Croatian musical heritage in all; 2) Publishing of four music catalogues: Cres/Cherso, Split/Spalato, Dubrovnik/Ragusa (Jesuits), Novi Vinodolski; about 2,700 units = ca 4,5% of Croatian musical heritage in all; 3) Manuscripts ready for printing: catalogues of music collections in: Zagreb/Agram, Dubrovnik/Ragusa (Franciscans) and Trogir/Trau; about 11,000 units = ca 18% of Croatian musical heritage in all; 4) Microfilming of selected originals of Croatian music and rarities of European music; 5) Physical preservation of neglected primary documentation (scores, music books) in Croatian, Mediterranean and Central-European music; 6) Enriching of contemporary musical life with valuable, but neglected compositions from Croatian musical heritage; 7) New insights into the totality and the general character of Croatian music history from the Middle Ages to the end of the 19th century.


  1. Name of institution: Repertoire international des sources musicales (R.I.S.M. - Zentralredaktion)
    Type of institution: International organization
    City: 60487 - Frankfurt/M., Njemačka

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Last update: 10/10/95