Definition of 'classical music'
Example sentences containing 'classical music'
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She is not a lover of classical music.AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Their endeavour also sheds a wider light on the role of women in classical music composition, both historical and contemporary.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I've been more involved in classical music.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Year after year, new audiences come in their thousands, many experiencing classical music for the first time.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It explores 50 seminal works of western classical music, all of which will be made available as free downloads.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Most of the crowd at the Macbeth are not new to classical music; they are either students or working in the music industry.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It shows that classical music can be as wild, stomping, noisy and uninhibited as anything you will hear at a rock festival.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
People choose to listen to classical music that they think is beautiful; they do not make a choice based on the composer's gender or ethnic background.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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