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Augustine of Hippo

Painting of Augustine

Augustine of Hippo was canonized in 1298, and perhaps his most telling references in his sermons are to the liturgical singing of psalms. Learn more about Augustine in this newly updated entry by Joseph Dyer.

Image credit: Saint Augustine, Philippe de Champaigne (Flanders, Brussels, active France, Paris, 1602-1674) Oil on canvas Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.88.177).

Iva Bittová

Image of Czech vocalist, violinist, composer, and actress Iva Bittová

Iva Bittová is a Czech violinist, vocalist, composer, and actress who combines her voice and violin playing into a unique avant-garde style. Read more about her in this article, newly written for this update.

Image used with permission of Iva Bittová.

We are pleased to add 5 new entries and 29 revised entries, including metadata and display enhancements, for this site update. Read more about the changes.

Concert in the Egg painting by Hieronymus Bosch

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News

AUGUST 31, 2018

What's new in August 2018

 Five new articles have been added and over 29 articles have been revised in Grove Music Online.

AUGUST 25, 2018

New blog post - Who is Leonard Bernstein?

New on the OUPBlog, ten facts you may not know about Leonard Bernstein.

JULY 31, 2018

What's new in July 2018

Over 40 articles have been revised in Grove Music Online.