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MUHL 3302: History of Music Since 1750

Research guide with helpful information and resources for students in MUHL 3302

Searching Grove Online to find works in monuments

Monuments, or critical editions, are the most trusted editions of a composer's works. Finding individual pieces of music in them can be a challenge, especially with composers who were prolific in output. The following steps guide you through the process:

 

 

1) The first step in using Grove to find a work in a critical edition is to search for the composer. Each composer entry has a list of "article contents" on the left side of the page:

 

 

 

 

2) By clicking Works toward the bottom left, a list of critical editions of works by that composer is brought up. For example:

 

 

 

 

3) Below that, a list of individual works shows in which edition, volume, and page number the work can be found:

 

 

Online editions

For example, the Mozart edition available online is the same edition as what is physically in the Music Library.