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MGG Online: Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart


The foremost German-language general encyclopedia of international musicology with in-depth articles on all aspects of music and its history as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and the visual arts. This dynamic online version of MGG continuously expands upon the content of the 29-volume 1994-2008 second edition with ongoing updates and additions. Composer articles offer outstanding, sortable worklists as well as discographies for popular music artists. Most biographical entries provide related content links to citations in RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text. The built-in Google translate option produces mixed results in English and should be used with caution.

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