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traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra", one of the most important orchestras of the European classical music history, was conducted by Riccardo Muti.
The presence of a strong recording and media industry in Cairo together with the happy collision of Egypt's wealth of folk traditions, the European classical music tradition (from the 1870s, Cairo could boast of an opera house) and classical urban music from the Ottoman period, can be cited as signature features of Arabic classical music.
Inaugurating the programme, Klaus Geyer, ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, said the 18th and 19th century Europe was inspired by the poets of the Orient, and the evening would reflect that inspiration with the harmonising of European classical music with Arabian poetry.
Founded in 1994, Al-Bustan is the only music festival in Lebanon to devote the great bulk of its program (which runs through February and March) to the European classical music tradition.
North American composer George Gershwin's masterful way of incorporating early jazz, blues, Cuban, and other popular idioms into the structure of European classical music has long fascinated Dominican pianist Michel Camilo.
Also tomorrow contemporary music is joined by world folk music, contemporary jazz and European classical music when Acoustic Triangle takes in Abbotsholme School, Rocester, as part of its "2005 Sacred Places" tour (8pm, 01543 263304).
In three chapters called The Subject, Methods, and Significance of Aesthetics, Essay on Music Criticism and European Classical Music in Today's World.
The referent for "music," on the other hand, appears to be reasonably stable: European classical music of the last two centuries, including the first movement of Franz Schubert's B[flat]-Major Piano Sonata, D.
And before you bring up Louis Armstrong: Yeah, he revolutionized music by outplaying Gabriel on cornet and reinventing the virtuoso, improvising solo that European classical music had lost, and he did it inside a new, home-grown musical format.
The history outlined in the Historical Anthology of Music by Women is the history of European classical music, beginning with its earliest expressions in the Byzantine church and ending with a work for large orchestra composed by the first woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for music composition.
On the other hand, when Wynton Marsalis walks into a restaurant, no one looks at him twice, unless they recognize that he is the well-known Juilliard-trained trumpeter who has been widely acknowledged for his twin skills at playing both jazz and European classical music.
For more than 160 years since 1842, there is perhaps no other musical ensemble more closely associated with the history and tradition of European classical music than the Vienna Philharmonic.
The event is normally associated with European classical music.
Tiersen's music is recognized by its use of a large variety of instruments in relatively minimalist compositions, often with a touch of either European classical music or French folk music, using primarily the piano, accordion or violin together with instruments like the melodica, xylophone, toy piano, ondes martenot, harpsichord and typewriter.
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