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mu·si·col·o·gy

 (myo͞o′zĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.

musicology

(ˌmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Music, other) the scholarly study of music
musicological adj
ˌmusicoˈlogically adv
ˌmusiˈcologist n

mu•si•col•o•gy

(ˌmyu zɪˈkɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the scholarly or scientific study of music, as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.
[1905–10]
mu`si•co•log′i•cal (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
mu`si•co•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
mu`si•col′o•gist, n.

musicology

the scholarly and scientific study of music, as in historical research, theory of composition, etc. — musicologist, n. — musicological, adj.
See also: Music
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.musicology - the scholarly and scientific study of music
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
Translations

musicology

[ˌmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] Nmusicología f

musicology

nMusikwissenschaft f

musicology

[ˌmjuːzɪˈkɒlədʒɪ] nmusicologia
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