Internet Culturale
The "Digital Objects" section of the "Internet Culturale" is maintained by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, General Direction for Library Heritage, Cultural Institutes and Copyright, ICCU (Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane). "The digital section offers the opportunity to access to the 2.500.000 digitised images by the libraries, by the archives, and by the Italian Cultural Institutions, taking part to the Internet Culturale network. The digital contents consultation, in the local repositories, is available through a search box (simple, basic or advanced) which queries the central database with the descriptive metadata of more than 75.000 documents." The Digital Collections are made of the following collections in different Italian institutions: [ pagebreak ] -Scientific Area Museo Gallileo - Florence: The archive includes documents of the Collezione digitale Galileiana (most of which ancient and rare) and of the Collezione Vitrum. -Literary Area *CIBIT (Centro interuniversitario Biblioteca italiana telematica) dell' Università La Sapienza - Biblioteca italiana: digital library of about 1.500 texts of the Italian cultural tradition. Scrittori d'Italia: compelete reproduction in digital format of the prestigious collection "Scrittori d’Italia", edited by Laterza established in 1910 by Benedetto Croce: 287 volumes "monument" of the Italian editorial and cultural tradition of the 20th Century. *Biblioteca Marucelliana - Florence - Mare Magnum is an example of universal bibliography completely handed down, manuscripted, till today. Edited among the 7th and 8th Centuries by Francesco and Alessandro Marucelli, completed in 1888, with a printed index edited by the librarian Guido Biagi. All the 111 volumes of the wide bibliography, divided into 43 thematic classes, have been digitised. *Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale - Florence - ArSBnI Collection (Arricchimento dei Servizi della Bibliografia Nazionale Italiana – National Italian Bibliography enrichment service): comprising 5,000 printed documents which have been completely digitized; frontispieces, indexes and covers of 50,000 volumes belonging to the National Italian Bibliography starting from 1994; Bertini Collection: indexes and frontispieces of 5,000 art books; 20 of the most precious manuscripts of the Library. Cartography *Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - Venice - Cartographics materials digitisation, starting from the 14th Century, representing the evolution of the history and of the methods of the cartographic representation. *Società Geografica Italiana - Rome - Many kind of maps belonging to the Institute. Serials (Journals, Magazines, Newspapers) *Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le informazioni bibliografiche - Rome - Serials collection: 67 historical pre-union magazines preserved mostly in the Biblioteca nazionale centrale in Rome, the Biblioteca di storia moderna e contemporanea in Rome and the Biblioteca universitaria in Pisa. [...] Musical Area *Accademia Filarmonica Romana - Rome - The Maria Clementina Sala fund manuscripts - it includes vocal pieces from the opera repertory across the Sevententh and the Eighteenth Centuries - and some particularly important scores for the Accademia Filarmonica History. *Biblioteca Civica Angelo Mai - Bergamo & Archivio del Museo Donizettiano - Bergamo - The autograph scores digitisation by Giovanni Simone Mayr preserved in the fund titled to the Bavarian musician, and the Raccolta Donizettiana autographs. *Biblioteca Comunale Augusta - Perugia - The San Domenico's Chorals - a complete series of 21 miniated choral books, among the Thirteenth and the Fourteenth Century, for the San Domenico's convent in Perugia - a selection of sacred music manuscripts of the Library and a score corpus by Francesco Morlacchi (1784-1841), composer from Perugia.* *Biblioteca Estense Universitaria - Modena - The Stradella's scores Fund - with Alessandro Stradella's musics (1639-1682) and an oratorios selection by the Seventeenth Century connected to the performances cycle wanted by the Francesco II d'Este Duke during the Lent. *Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale - Rome - The musical manuscript fund - including choral sacred music among the Sixteenth and the Nineteenth Century, collected in the Library after the Roman religious congregation suppression. *Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana - Venice - The variegate collection from the Contarini and Canal funds: the Claudio Monteverdi and Francesco Cavalli authographs, the seventeenth-eighteenth century venetian authors' scores - Baldassare Galuppi, Benedetto Marcello, Davide Perez and others - and also a cospicuous Domenico Scarlatti's cembalo sonatas corpus. *Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria- Turin - A manuscripts' selection from the Foà and Giordano Collections - together with the Antonio Vivaldi's autographs, the Alessandro Stradella, Tommaso Traetta, Baldassare Galuppi scores and rare German volumes - and the draws from the corte Sabauda ballets. *Biblioteca Statale - Lucca - The cataloguing and the digitisation of the Bonturi-Razzi fund including over 500 documents on the artistic, professional and familiar life of Giacomo Puccini, the most are unplublished and very interesting, the offer the opportunity to enlarge and deepen the the Maestro work and life study. *Casa della Musica - Parma - The photos of the Legato Mario Ferrarini, representing an interesting view of the history of the musical theatre, in the Parma of the Twentieth Century. *Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini - Florence - The digital rare music manuscript collection from the Luigi Cherubini Conservatoire Library in Florence. A selection of the most precious scores of the Basevi Fund and the autograph Cassettes: the Vincenzo Bellini, Fernando Paer, Giovanni Paisiello works and the mottettos, cantatas, arias and chansons collections. *Conservatorio San Pietro a Majella - Naples - The musical collection which includes over one million manuscripted pages from the S. Pietro a Majella Conservatoire Library. Among the over 3,500 digitised volumes are particularly relevan the numerous relevant autograph scores by composers as Bellini, Cimarosa, Donizetti, Martucci, Mercadante, Paisiello, Pergolesi, Piccinni, Porpora, Spontini, Verdi and many others. *Istituto Musicale Boccherini - Lucca & Biblioteche, Archivi e Istituti della città di Lucca - Giacomo Puccini: dagli anni della formazione ai primi traguardi (1859-1891), digitisation project of Giacomo Puccini's early years manoscrpts, autographs, scores, archive materials and mails. *Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica - Bologna & Biblioteca dell'Archiginnasio - Bologna - Digitisation project of important liturgical manuscripts, with examples from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Century, nowadays preserved in the two Libraries in Bologna. *Provincia Autonoma di Trento - The project plans the online fruition of the 6.000 images of the seven musical codices of Trentino in the Fifteenth Century, representing the most wide existing collection of poliphony musical composings of the XV Century.

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