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301 articles from the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of American Music (AmeriGrove), 99 articles from the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments and 171 new and updated Grove Music Online articles.

Pierrot lunaire

Poster advertising the premiere of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.

New to Grove Music Online this update is Christopher Dromey’s article on Pierrot ensemble.

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