Welcome to Grove Music Online

  • The authoritative resource for music research with over 52,000 articles written by nearly 9,000 scholars charting the diverse history, theory and cultures of music around the globe
  • Based on a work first published in 1879 and updated frequently, Grove has been in continuous publication for over a century and now publishes hundreds of new articles and article revisions each year

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Roger Bacon

Roger Bacon

Read the Grove entry on the English theologian and philosopher Roger Bacon, updated and revised by Peter Loewen through the UpdateGMO program.

Mirjana Živković


Read the Grove entry on Serbian composer Mirjana Živković

We are pleased to have published 4 new, 17 updated and revised entries, and refreshed data for 31 entries and images. We also updated the structure of 82 entries for this site update as part of a project to increase discoverability and navigability of the dictionary.  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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