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  • The gateway to Grove Music Online, with access to search The Oxford Dictionary of Music and The Oxford Companion to Music
  • The authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history and cultures of music around the globe

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Jazz

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Read the AmeriGrove article on Jazz, written by Mark Tucker and Travis A. Jackson.

Art Ensemble of Chicago, 1993. JazzSign/Lebrecht Music and Arts.

Society of Black Composers

Olly Wilson in 1967. Photo courtesy Oberlin College Archives

Read the Grove article on the Society of Black Composers, written by Eldonna L. May.

Olly Wilson in 1967. Photo courtesy Oberlin College Archives.

We are pleased to have added 3 new articles, 12 new images, 67 revised entries, and refreshed data for 4 entries for this site update. Read more about the changes.

Concert in the Egg painting by Hieronymus Bosch

Subject Guides

Learn more about particular time periods or genres with our subject guides. Each guide contains lists of editorially-selected articles associated with a particular time period or genre.

Close up of a conductor hand with sheet music in the background

Update Grove Music Online

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Find out more about Grove’s author updating program, UpdateGMO. Are you a Grove contributor who wants to update your article(s)? Let us know.

 

News

JUNE 30, 2020

What's new in June 2020

We are pleased to have added 3 new articles, 12 new images, 67 revised entries, and refreshed data for 4 entries for this site update.

MAY 29, 2020

What's new in May 2020

We are pleased to have added 1 new article, 92 revised entries, and refreshed data for 31 entries for this site update.

MAY 22, 2020

New on the blog - Eurovision 2020

New on the OUPBlog, why the Eurovision Song Contest still matters in 2020.