The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians. Along with the German-language Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, it is one of the largest reference works on the history and theory of music. Earlier editions were published under the titles A Dictionary of Music and Musicians, and Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians; the work has gone through several editions since the 19th century and is widely used. In recent years it has been made available as an electronic resource called Grove Music Online, which is now an important part of Oxford Music Online.

The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians
AuthorMultiple
Original titleA Dictionary of Music and Musicians
CountryUnited Kingdom, United States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectMusic, musicology, music history, music theory, ethnomusicology
GenreReference; encyclopedic dictionary
PublisherOxford University Press
Official website
Publication date
1878–present
Media typehardback, paperback, and online