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Definition of "classical music" []

  • Music of the classical period; the music of Mozart, Haydn, etc; the musical period before the romantic. (noun)
  • The more serious forms of European and American music, as opposed to folk music, jazz or the many forms of popular music. (noun)

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Use "classical music" in a sentence
  • "Even as the jazz and classical music industries face their own troubles with record sales and concert attendance, the stations that distribute the music are poised for a renaissance, fueled by live-streamed performances, HD broadcasting, social media and mobile applications."
  • "In its shadow, terrestrial radio stations might seem destined for oblivion, especially the listener-supported public stations that specialize in niche markets like classical music and jazz."
  • "Then he cleaned up and put the pictures back and left one small light on, the microscope's stage illuminator, and lay down and turned the radio on low, an all-night classical music program."