“MGG Online”. German music encyclopedia as an online database
The German-language music encyclopedia Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart (MGG) is now available as a dynamic online database under the title MGG Online (www.mgg-online.com). MGG Online has been created, financed, and implemented by the publishers Bärenreiter (Kassel), J.B. Metzler (Stuttgart), and Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM, New York). It contains the complete content of the second edition of MGG, published in 29 printed volumes between 1994 and 2008. Beginning in 2017, new entries will be added regularly. All article versions remain permanently accessible and clearly labeled. Upon launch, users will find some 200 articles already updated or rewritten.