Traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste.
Dutch: klassieke muziek
Polish: muzyka poważna, muzyka klasyczna
Of or relating to the first significant period of a civilization, culture, area of study, etc.:
— Classical Marxism.
Of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome.
Of or relating to the languages used by ancient standard authors.
Well-known and long-established in form or style:
— A classical ballet.
physics Relating to or based on concepts that preceded the theories of relativity and quantum mechanics.
Of or relating to music in the European tradition, such as symphonies and operas.
Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greeks and Romans, especially their art, literature, or culture:
— Classical mythology.
— The classical world.
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