Julian Guzik
Julian Guzik voted up Anonymous' answer

The definition for classical music is as follows:

serious or conventional music following long-established principles rather than a folk, jazz, or popular tradition.

  • (more specifically) music written in the European tradition during a period lasting approximately from 1750 to 1830, when forms such as the symphony, concerto, and sonata were standardized.

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