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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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Erik Satie

Erik Satie

Read the updated article on composer Erik Satie, revised by Caroline Potter.

© Erik Satie, March 1924, photograph Man Ray Trust, Paris © Nancy Perloff, 1991

McCoy Tyner

Victor Bailey

Read the Grove article on the recently-departed American jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, written by Keith Waters.

© Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

We are pleased to have added 2 new entries, 4 new images, 42 revised entries and refreshed data for 41 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

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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.