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A database of encyclopedias, almanacs and specialized reference sources.
Contains over 5,000 art images, maps, and line drawings from major collections and also contains links to over 40,000 images at museum websites.
Contains over 50,000 subject articles and biographies written by more than 6000 contributors. Grove Music Online also includes the full text of the The Oxford Companion to Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, and The Encyclopedia of Popular Music.
Contains biographies on more than 335,000 people from around the world and throughout history.
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