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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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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Jimmy Heath

Read the new article on Lin-Manuel Miranda, written by Elizabeth Craft.

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Margaret Bonds

Photo of Sir George Grove

Read the AmeriGrove article on composer Margaret Bonds written by Barbara Garvey Jackson and revised by Dominique-Rene de Lerma.

© Public Domain

We are pleased to have added 15 new entries, 1 new image, 15 revised entries and refreshed data for 29 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

OCTOBER 8, 2020

Maynard (Elliott) Solomon (1930-2020)

The Grove Music Online board and staff are sad to report the death of Grove author and editor Maynard (Elliott) Solomon. 

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

What's New September 2020

We are pleased to have added 15 new entries, 1 new image, 15 revised entries and refreshed data for 29 entries for this site update.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

Jeremy Montagu (1927 - 2020)

The Grove Music Online board and staff are sad to report the death of Grove author and editor Jeremy Montagu.