Musical vs Musicology - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between musical and musicology

is that musical is a musical while musicology is (music) the scholarly or scientific study of music, as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.

musical

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to music.
  • Gifted or skilled in music.
  • Pleasing to the ear.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • a stage performance, show or film which involves singing, dancing and musical numbers performed by the cast as well as acting.
  • musicology

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (music) the scholarly or scientific study of music, as in historical research, musical theory, or the physical nature of sound.
  • Derived terms

    * musicological * musicologist