The creation of an illuminated manuscript sometimes required several years of preparation. Discover how illuminators transformed their pigments into masterpieces on parchment.Continue reading "From stone or bug to masterpiece"
On the occasion of the 100th birthday of jazz legend Toots Thielemans, we compiled a list of our e-resources on jazz, music and musicology.Continue reading "Toots 100: discover the e-resources about jazz and music"
The Toots Challenge explores Toots’ significance for young musicians by challenging them to work with his music and share their own interpretation with the widest possible audience!Continue reading "Take part in the Toots Challenge"
Christine de Pizan is often presented as one of the first feminists in history. How did she become a successful author? What were her favourite topics?Continue reading "Christine de Pizan: a feminist before her time?"
The Management Committee of Belspo joins the numerous expressions of support from the Belgian and international scientific community regarding the armed conflict in Ukraine.Continue reading "Statement concerning Ukraine – suspension of the execution of collaborations with the Russian Federation"
Several thousand works, dating back to the 17th – 19th century, will be made freely accessible in the coming years via Google BooksContinue reading "KBR to put thousands of books and historic documents online on Google Books"
KBR acquired the autograph manuscript of the orchestrated version of the ‘Messe for three voices in A major’ by Liège composer César Franck.Continue reading "KBR acquires autograph manuscript by César Franck"