Grove Music Online

Grove Music Online is an online version of the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, second edition, edited by Stanley Sadie and John Tyrrell (London, 2001). This was published simultaneously as a print and online edition. The online version includes regular revisions and additions to the original content and now also incorporates the full text of  The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, edited by Stanley Sadie (London, 1992), and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, second edition, edited by Barry Kernfeld (London, 2002). GMO also includes a range of searching and browsing features. Through a partnership with Sibelius notation software, over 500 of Grove's musical examples are now available in sound as well as notated examples.

Getting started
Click on the hyperlink Grove Music Online on the ‘CD-ROMs and Electronic Resources’ page (Warburg Institute home page > Library home page > CD-ROMs and Electronic Resources). This will take you to the GMO home page. On this page you will find links to all the different functions of the GMO:

A guided tour of the resource

A range of searching and browsing options

The online listening option

Thematic exploration sections

A toolbar at the top of each page and directional arrows at the top of pages within articles allow for ease of navigation through the resource.

Advanced features
GMO offers a range of advanced search options, including

Full text searches matching concept or word pattern or combining terms

Contributor searches

Bibliographical searches

Biographical searches

External image searches

Works-lists searches


It also offers advanced browsing features such as

A-Z article browse

A-Z contributor browse

Research resources listings

Betting further

GMO incorporates its own help facility, accessed via the ‘Help’ link in the toolbar at the top right of each page. It also includes a special section detailing the use of sound files.