1. classical music, classical, serious music, music genre, musical genre, genre, musical style

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


1. classical (vs. nonclassical), classic, classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic, neoclassic, neoclassical

usage: of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture; "classic Cinese pottery"

2. authoritative, classical, classic, definitive, standard (vs. nonstandard)

usage: of recognized authority or excellence; "the definitive work on Greece"; "classical methods of navigation"

3. classical

usage: of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome; " a classical scholar"

4. classical, standard (vs. nonstandard), received

usage: (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors; "classical Greek

5. classical, classic, Greco-Roman, Graeco-Roman, Hellenic, classical (vs. nonclassical), classic

usage: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures; "classical mythology"; "classical

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