An adaptation is a musical work which uses most of the music or lyrics of another musical work.
My Favorite Things
written by Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
- Dingen waar ik zo dolveel van hou written by Louis Dusée, Alfred Pleiter Dutch 1964
- My Favorite Diseases written by Mike Agranoff English 1987 — Parody
- Jingle Hells Bells written by Bob Rivers, Joe Bryant, Spike O'Neill, Terry Gangstad English 1993
- My Favorite Things written by unknown author(s) English 2005 — Jewish parody
- Mikä voi olla sen mukavampaa written by Esko Elstelä Finnish 1997
- Mes joies quotidiennes written by Henri Lemarchand French 1965
A partial adaptation is a musical work which integrates only a part of another musical work, and this part is only a fragment of the new musical work.