The building of the RCH Institute for Musicology will be closed between November 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023 due to technical reasons. The staff of the Institute can be reached by email. Thank you for your understanding!


This closure only concerns the Institute itself, the Museum of Music History is still open from 10:00 to 16:00 every day, except for Mondays.

Collections and databases


The collections and databases of the Department of Early Music History are represented on this site only by descriptive information and accounts of their history. The material of the collections and databases themselves appear in steadily expanding form on sites devised for that purpose: