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News 29.07.2014

Latest Additions to our Digital Collections

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Updated daily: Latest additions to the Digital Collections of the Bavarian State Library. Items online: 1,043,979

[29.07.2014]

News 10.07.2014

Extensive update of our successful app "Ludwig II – Walking in the Footsteps of a Fairytale King"

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On the occasion of this year's 150th anniversary of the accession to the throne of King Ludwig II, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek presents an extensive update of the popular and award-winning app "Ludwig II - Walking in the Footsteps of a Fairytale King".

[10.07.2014]

News 04.07.2014

New: A viewer for polyphonic music works of the 16th century

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The viewer for polyphonic music works is a specialized application for our digitization project Printed sources of polyphonic music (1501-1700) from the Bavarian State Library: digitization and online presentation. It allows simultaneous display of belonging together voices from a set of parts to different segments of the screen. More than half of the 2,200 surviving in the BSB older printed music was published in the form of part-books (votes).

[04.07.2014]

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