(redirected from musicalisation)


tr.v. mu·si·cal·ized, mu·si·cal·iz·ing, mu·si·cal·iz·es
To adapt for performance with singing and musical accompaniment; set to music: to musicalize a play by Shakespeare.

mu′si·cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.


(ˌmjuːzɪkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


(Music, other) the adaptation of a novel, play, etc into a musical form
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The first section will chart the dichotomy overt versus covert intermediality, developed by Werner Wolf in his Musicalisation of Fiction: A Study in the Theory and History of Intermediality (1999), with the intention to demonstrate the specificity of the intermedial phenomenon and the extent to which ekphrasis pertains to this particular mechanism.
At the point where the inter-art studies seem to be too general to satisfy the need for explaining particular phenomena, Wolf's arguments in Musicalisation of Fiction offer a more coagulated theoretical version for the newly formed notion of media-philological origin.
He then adds that this tonal plan is a mark of the "emergence du principe du dramatisation de la musique et de musicalisation du drame, maintes fois applaudi comme un premier rayon de wagnerisme".