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classical

1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient Greeks and Romans or their civilization, esp in the period of their ascendancy
2. designating, following, or influenced by the art or culture of ancient Greece or Rome
3. Music
a. of, relating to, or denoting any music or its period of composition marked by stability of form, intellectualism, and restraint
b. denoting serious art music in general
4. Music of or relating to a style of music composed, esp at Vienna, during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This period is marked by the establishment, esp by Haydn and Mozart, of sonata form
5. (of an education) based on the humanities and the study of Latin and Greek
6. Physics
a. not involving the quantum theory or the theory of relativity
b. obeying the laws of Newtonian mechanics or 19th-century physics
7. (of a logical or mathematical system) according with the law of excluded middle, so that every statement is known to be either true or false even if it is not known which
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I can tell you, I enjoyed that classical concert this afternoon.
Stick to it, my boy," he said to him with much gravity, "there's nothing like a good classical education
You could tell it was classical, because the banjo players were leaning back and chewing gum; and in New York restaurants only death or a classical speciality can stop banjoists.
It was difficult for one who knew her as Claire did to associate Polly Wetherby with anything classical.
With the fiddles working themselves to the bone and the piano bounding under its persecutor's blows, Lady Wetherby ducked, side-stepped, rushed, and sprang, moving her arms in a manner that may have been classical Greek, but to the untrained eye looked much more like the last round of some open-air bout.
Pott was heard to chirp faintly forth, something which courtesy interpreted into a song, which was all very classical, and strictly in character, because Apollo was himself a composer, and composers can very seldom sing their own music or anybody else's, either.
There were subjects, you perceive, on which Tom was much quicker than on the niceties of classical construction, or the relations of a mathematical demonstration.
no--classical, that's it-- it's calm and classical.
ROCK guitar legend Pete Townshend has attacked "musical snobbery" after discovering an orchestral version of The Who's rock opera Quadrophenia will not be allowed in the classical chart.
BORN guitarist Jonathan Parkin is set to bring some classical sounds to Teesside audiences.
But it's not as complicated as it seems, and anyone can learn the origins and history of Western classical music.
16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the eve of its seventh Anniversary on-air, Classical South Florida (CSF), the area's only public radio organization dedicated to broadcasting classical music, announced the re-launch of Concierto , a program featuring the rich and varied contributions of Hispanic and Latin culture to classical music from musicians and composers presented in a bilingual format.

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