Definitions: (1) capable of creating or enjoying music; (2) having the pleasing harmonious qualities of music; melodious

Synonyms: concordant, dulcet, mellifluous, rhythmical

Idiom: Nobody can conceive of music in hell and no one can imagine a heaven without it.

• If music be the food of love, play on. — William Shakespeare (1564-1616) Twelfth Night {1923}
• Every disease is a musical problem; every cure a musical solution. — Novalis [born Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg] (1772-1801) German author & philosopher
• Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind. — Lewis Thomas (1913-1993) American physician & poet
• Beauty is a hint, a flash, a glimpse of the divine and promise that the world is good. And in music that spark can be elongated long enough to be a steady light. — Mark Helprin (1947-) Paris in the Present Tense {2017}
• A poet is a musician who can’t sing. Words have to find a man’s mind before they can touch his heart, and some men’s minds are woefully small targets. Music touches their hearts directly no matter how small or stubborn the mind of the man who listens. — Patrick Rothfuss (1973-) The Name of the Wind {2007}

Historic Figure: Saint Cecilia (~200–230 to 222–235) [patroness of musicians and music]

Mythological Figures: 1) Euterpe, the Greek Muse of music and lyric poetry; 2) Apollo, the Greek and Roman god of music, poetry, prophecy, archery, and medicine; 3) Orpheus, a Greek musician who could charm beasts and make trees and even rocks move to the melody of his lyre