classical music

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  • noun

Synonyms for classical music

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

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From the must haves to very rare recordings, ClassiCal presents true pearls of European classical music 365 days of the year.
The romantic tones of Arab poetry fused with European classical music into a new synthesis that bridged the cultural divide and gave proof of our common humanity.
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.
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.
He teamed with pianist Chucho Valdez at 16 and at age 19, contemporaneously with playing the clarinet and saxophone in the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, Paquito Chucho Valdez, and guitarist Emilio Morales founded the state-sponsored Orquesta Cubana de Musica Moderna, an amalgam of Cuban big band music, jazz and 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.
Villa-Lobos, who lived from 1887 to 1959, was himself a bit of a crossover musician, although the boundary he transcended was on the broader frontier between the Americas and the European classical music establishment.
Purely acoustic (a bit of a trend at the moment with bands like the Tord Gustavsen Trio eschewing amplification for the delights of natural sound), Acoustic Triangle plays a style of music that has one foot in jazz and the other in contemporary European classical music.
He may have grown up in one of the cradles of salsa, Latin jazz, and other fiery Afro-Caribbean styles, but from an early age Puerto Rican saxophonist David Sanchez always had one ear tuned to the beauty and sophistication of European classical music.
He studied music at the Conservatoir Municipal de Casablanca and later, violin and European classical music at L'Academie de Music de Woluwe St Lambert, in Brussels.
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