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English definition of “musicology”

musicology

noun [U] uk   /ˌmjuː.zɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-ˈkɑː.lə-/
the study of the history, theory, and science of musicWriting, reading and studying music
musicologist
noun [C] uk   /-dʒɪst/ us  
Arvinda is a respected musicologist.Writing, reading and studying music
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