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[myoo-zi-kol-uh-jee] /ˌmyu zɪˈkɒl ə dʒi/

the scholarly or scientific study of , as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.
the scholarly study of music

“the study of the science of music,” 1909, from music + -ology. Related: Musicological; musicologist.


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