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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Pietro Diero

Read the Grove entry on Jazz bassist, Sirone, revised by Barry Kernfeld as part of the Grove Music Online Jazz Area Update.

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Linda Hopkins

Chiara Margarita Cozzolani

Read the Grove entry on blues singer Linda Hopkins, updated by Howard Rye as part of the Grove Music Online project to revise our Jazz content.

We are pleased to have added 4 new articles and 1 new image, updated and revised 48 entries, refreshed data for 472 entries and images, and updated the structure of 18 entries for this site update.  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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