musicologist musicologist  /ˌmju zɪ ˈkɑ lə dʒəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a student of musicology

Usage(s):

  1. A formidable musicologist with a lively polemical style, he discusses the composer's works with greater understanding and clarity than any previous biographer.
  2. Almost every revived American folk-music form was once recorded for the Library of Congress by musicologist Alan Lomax.
  3. When, after another illness, the musicologist moves into the town, Devil concentrates on life outside the walls.

News

  • Azul Barrientos at Carmen de la Calle

    The folkloric singer-songwriter branches out beyond her regular “Noche Azul” series at Esperanza Peace and Justice Center. Barrientos is best known for her musicologist-type efforts to bring to life forgotten Mexican folk songs, but she also works the jazz and experimental edges of the Latin-music spectrum. Hector Saldaña 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Carmen de la Calle, 720 E. Mistletoe Ave., $10.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

Quotes

  1. "As a musicologist - and I consider myself one - there was always a great deal of respect for Elvis, especially during his Sun sessions. As a black people, we all knew that," the rapper [Chuck D] said. "My whole thing was the one-sidedness -...
    on Jan 8, 2010 By: Chuck D Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. Mohler described her as "a brilliant musicologist [wjho is] gifted with an infectious love of music. Expect great things from this program."
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Albert Mohler Source: BP News

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