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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.


(ˈmjuːzɪkəˌlaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Music, other) to adapt (a novel, play, etc) to a musical form
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Fortunately, Shaiman said, the original Dahl text is ''so full of wild, great, extravagant and emotional ideas, that musicalizing the book was actually a walk in the park.
18) is one of the mises en abyme of the experiments undertaken in Goldberg: Variations with musicalizing a verbal text.
The big challenge to music educators today seems to me to be not how to produce more skilled professional musicians but how to provide that kind of social context for informal as well as formal musical interaction that leads to real development and to the musicalizing of the society as a whole.
Dancing candelabras and teapots were one thing, but musicalizing Simba, Mufasa, Scar and all the denizens of the Savannah was quite another.