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The historical and scientific study of music.

mu′si·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
mu′si·co·log′i·cal·ly adv.
mu′si·col′o·gist n.
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It is offering a varied programme of music - as well as preparing traditional carols and music for its annual Christmas concert, the choir will be learning a new piece, 'A Musicological Journey through the Twelve Days of Christmas' by American composer Craig Courtney.
This volume contains 10 essays that examine the relationship between rock music and religious experience from sociological, theological, and musicological perspectives.
Editor Isabella van Elferen explains that, "besides the vastness of the range of musicological questions opened by tone colour, another key problem is the lack of an adequate critical idiom within which to assess it." The issue includes seven research articles, including one by van Elferen.
Since music was an important cultural technique in ancient societies, it would make much sense to consider the results of music archaeological research in musicological, ethnomusicological, archaeological, and philological studies.
A National Master in an International Context: Musicological Conference on the Fiftieth Anniversary of Zoltan Kodaly's Death, 8-10 December 2017, Budapest, Archives and Research Group for 20th-21st Century Hungarian Music, Institute of Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
The accompanying booklet is quite lavish with lots of biographical information plus contextual, musicological and historic notes, as well as full text and translations for each track.
"All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage" by Peter Szendy (Professor of Philosophy at Universite de Paris Ouest Nanterre and musicological adviser for concert programs at the Cite de la musique) traces the long history of moles from the Bible, through Jeremy Bentham's "panacoustic" project, all the way to the intelligence-gathering network called "Echelon".
Hosted by Colorado College and cosponsored by the American Musicological Society, we invite scholars from musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, history, comparative literature, and related fields to reassess and reconsider the music and lyrics of Billy Joel.
The Music Genome Project, a detailed hand-built musical taxonomy, powers the personalisation of Pandora internet radio by using musicological "DNA" and constant listener feedback to craft personalised stations from a growing collection of more than 1m tracks.
I would like to draw your attention to two texts, brief yet reflecting the impressive musicological work carried out by two of our regular correspondents: Petr Danek and Viktor Velek.
Throughout the last 25 years, we have seen innovative and discipline-changing musicological writing about women and sexuality, and have seen and experienced the rise of outstanding women composers and performers.