classical music

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

classical + music

Noun[edit]

classical music ‎(uncountable)

  1. (music) Music of the classical period; the music of Mozart, Haydn, etc; the musical period before the romantic.
  2. (music) The more serious forms of music, taught through formal education and performed according to strict rules, as opposed to folk music or popular music.
  3. Synonym of Western classical music

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]