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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, 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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Read the Grove entry on the Shanty, updated and revised by Joseph Maurer as part of our UpdateGMO program.

Johann Baptist Wanhal

Read the Grove entry on the Johann Baptist Wanhal, updated and revised by Halvor K. Hosar and Allan Badley as part of our UpdateGMO program.

This month, Grove Music Online published 47 updated and revised entries, and refreshed data for 144 entries and images. Additionally, we revised 68 entries as part of a project to increase discoverability of Grove 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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