Oxford Music Online is the access point for Grove Music Online and other Oxford music references including the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of American Music and the second edition of The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments.
For the sixth edition of this classic dictionary, the text has been thoroughly revised and updated. With over 10,000 entries, the Oxford Dictionary of Music offers broad coverage of a wide range of musical categories spanning many eras,including composers, librettists, singers, orchestras, important ballets and operas, and musical instruments and their history.
Scroll down the webpage to view the collection of Music & Theatre online histories. Online access includes The Cambridge Histories of: American Music, Musical Performance, Seventeenth-Century Music, Eighteenth-Century Music, Nineteenth-Century Music, Twentieth-Century Music, and Western Music Theory.
The dictionary's articles are supplemented by over 400 images and 140 musical examples and other materials. An index, abbreviations list, list of contributors, and tips on the use of the dictionary make navigation easy. With well-researched, informative articles by 1500 authors, including most ofthe top scholars in the field, The Grove Dictionary of American Music will be accessible to scholars, academic specialists, and the general public.