essential listening

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

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

essential listening (uncountable)

  1. A list of audio recordings and performances - frequently music - compiled by a critic or genre expert and deemed to be essential to understanding a music genre, style, performer or details of a famous person's life.
    Our classical music professor recommended some Beethoven and Bach recordings as essential listening.