The Médiathèque Musicale Mahler in Paris has gradually become a true Musical Documentation Center, focussing upon the musical life in Paris, France and the whole world.
A full documentation and reference service by telephone is available Tuesdays to Fridays by special subscription.

Three subscription formats

(For all subscriptions we made out an estimate)

  • a subscription per annum for specific data (dates, publishers, playing length of works, etc…)
  • a subscription ranging per annum for major research projects
  • an institutional subscription per annum, for « à la carte » specialised services such as detailed documentary research utilizing the resources of the library as well as other libraries as needed ; compilation of thematic files ; locating visual material ; analyses of works, lists of sources and translations of musical

Some thirty institutions are subscribers to this service, including the Orchestre de Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Théâtre du Châtelet or the Festival de Saint-Denis.

Some thematic files

More than 350 research requests are fulfilled each year :

– Comic Italian operas of the 17th and 18th centuries
– Gregorian chant
– Performances of Verdi’s Don Carlos
– Musical compositions on the theme of water
– …


Christiane David : +33 (0)1 53 89 09 11 / Fax : +33 (0)1 43 59 70 22,

or by E-Mail.