verb (used with object), mu·si·cal·ized, mu·si·cal·iz·ing.

to write or produce a musical version of (a book, play, etc.): an attempt to musicalize one of Shakespeare's comedies.

Also especially British, mu·si·cal·ise.

Origin of musicalize

First recorded in 1915–20; musical + -ize
Related formsmu·si·cal·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019