Musical aesthetics -- See Music Philosophy and aesthetics Here are entered works on the philosophy and aesthetics of music. Works on the relationship between music and philosophy are entered under Music and philosophy.
--subdivision Analysis, appreciation under headings for music compositions
Musical avant-garde -- See Avant-garde (Music) This heading is assigned to works about music in which the music is described as avant-garde or experimental.
Musical comedies -- See Musicals Here is entered music for theatrical productions, principally of 20th century American or British origin, consisting of musical numbers (songs, ensembles, and dances) integrated into a dramatic framework. Music for theatrical productions featuring a series of songs, dances, and other entertainments without any unifying dramatic element is entered under Revues.
--subdivision Music under ethnic groups for music of the group; and subdivision Songs and music under names of persons, corporate bodies, places, classes of persons, ethnic groups, wars, and topical headings for collections or single works of vocal or instrumental music about the topic or entity