Playing With / Magic Music

Basic Trope: Magic made by playing or singing music.
  • Straight: Alice can sing to affect the weather, charm animals, etc.
  • Exaggerated: An entire universe is sung into existence.
  • Downplayed: Music has a hypnotic effect on those who hear it, but it isn't that hard to resist or break.
  • Justified: A Wizard Did It.
  • Inverted: A magic spell has the result of playing music.
  • Subverted: Bob, a magician, is in hiding casting Functional Magic from behind Alice.
  • Double Subverted: But Alice later makes Magic Music on her own.
  • Parodied:
  • Zig Zagged: It's unsure as to whether or not Alice can cast spells with music.
  • Averted: Alice's voice has no magic powers.
  • Enforced: "We're gonna give Alice some powers, but we don't want her to just be a generic mage. How can we make her more interesting?"
  • Lampshaded: "You have a really... beautiful voice, Alice."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: Alice takes singing lessons to maximize her magical power.
  • Defied: "No way, I have a terrible singing voice."
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "Funny how whenever Alice sings that song, something magic happens. I can't get anything to happen".
  • Played For Laughs: Alice has a terrible singing voice, and is Giftedly Bad.

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