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  • 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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Ludomusicology

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Read the new Grove article on the emerging field of Ludomusicology, written by William Gibbons.

© Ludomusicology Research Group

Anglican and Episcopalian church music

Nicholas Temperley

Read the classic Grove entries Anglican and Episcopalian church music, Parish clerk, and Metrical psalms, written by recently departed scholar Nicholas Temperley.

Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, courtesy of University of Illinois

We are pleased to have added 1 new article, 92 revised entries, and refreshed data for 31 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.

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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.