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  • 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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Julian Bream

Ann Cooper

Read the  Grove  entry on the guitarist Julian Bream, updated and revised by Graham Wade.

Victor Ntoni

Ivo Perelman

Read the  Grove  entry on South African composer and double bassist Victor Ntoni, updated and revised by Darius Brubeck as part of our project to update our Jazz content.

We are pleased to have published 3 new entries, 30 updated and revised entries, and refreshed data for 143 entries. Read more about the changes.

Explore the full list of what has been recently published and revised on Grove Music Online.

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.

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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.

 

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News

MAY 5, 2022

French Music of the “Long” 19th Century Project

Grove Music Online is pleased to partner with the network ‘France: Musiques, Cultures, 1789-1918’ in an update project in which members of the group advise the Grove editorial staff and Editorial Board on the revision needs of our 19th century French content.

APRIL 29, 2022

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Project

Disocver Grove Music's Women, Gender, and Sexuality Project, unlike any other project Grove has undertaken in its nearly 150-year history.

APRIL 26, 2022

What's New in April 2022

This month, Grove Music Online published 3 new, 30 updated and revised entries, and refreshed data for 143 entries and images for this site update.