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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Gustav Mahler

Read the Grove entry on Gustav Mahler, updated and revised by Peter Franklin as part of UpdateGMO.  



Read the Grove entry on Hiplife, newly written by Joshua O. Brew as part of UpdateGMO

This month, Grove Music Online published 8 new, 36 updated and revised entries, and refreshed data for 125 entries and images. Additionally, we updated the structure of 26 entries as part of a project to increase discoverability. Read more.

Explore the full list of what has been recently published and revised on Grove Music Online.

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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.

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Update Project

This project entails the revising, updating, and expanding of Grove’s coverage and inclusion of women and people of LGBTQ+ identities.

Ibero-Latin Update Project

Under the editorship of Walter A. Clark, this multi-year project expands Grove’s coverage in this exciting area of music making.

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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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