Musical is the adjective form of music. It may also refer to:
- Musical artist
- Musical composer
- Musical composition, an original piece of music, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating a new piece of music
- Musical ensemble, a group of two or more musicians who perform instrumental or vocal music
- Musical film: musicals on film produced for the cinema
- Musical instrument, a device created or adapted for the purpose of making musical sounds
- Musical Instrument Digital Interface, an industry-standard protocol that enables electronic musical instruments, computers and other electronic equipment to communicate and synchronize with each other
- Musical keyboard, the set of adjacent depressible levers or keys on a musical instrument, particularly the piano
- Musical theatre: any dramatic work heavily involving music; often called a "musical"
- MusicAL: Albanian Television channel which broadcasts Albanian folk music
- Musical Merry-Go-Round, a NBC TV series which aired from 1947 to 1949
Famous quotes containing the word musical:
“I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase.”
—Stendhal [Marie Henri Beyle] (17831842)
“Fifty million Frenchmen cant be wrong.”
—Anonymous. Popular saying.
Dating from World War Iwhen it was used by U.S. soldiersor before, the saying was associated with nightclub hostess Texas Quinan in the 1920s. It was the title of a song recorded by Sophie Tucker in 1927, and of a Cole Porter musical in 1929.
“Creative force, like a musical composer, goes on unweariedly repeating a simple air or theme, now high, now low, in solo, in chorus, ten thousand times reverberated, till it fills earth and heaven with the chant.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)