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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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Ludomusicology

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Read the new Grove article on the emerging field of Ludomusicology, written by William Gibbons.

© Ludomusicology Research Group

Anglican and Episcopalian church music

Nicholas Temperley

Read the classic Grove entries Anglican and Episcopalian church music, Parish clerk, and Metrical psalms, written by recently departed scholar Nicholas Temperley.

Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, courtesy of University of Illinois

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

Have you ever wondered how Grove is updated? Read about our many projects.

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

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.

APRIL 29, 2020

What's new in April 2020

We are pleased to have added 1 new article, 2 new images, 11 revised entries, and refreshed data for 99 entries for this site update.