classical classical  /ˈklæ sɪ kəl/


  1. (n) traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
  2. (adj) of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
  3. (adj) of recognized authority or excellence
  4. (adj) of or relating to the study of the literary works of ancient Greece and Rome
  5. (adj) (language) having the form used by ancient standard authors
  6. (adj) of or pertaining to or characteristic of the ancient Greek and Roman cultures


  1. Classical guitar virtuosos at festival

    Strange as it seems, you can hear Elvis Presley's "Don't Be Cruel" at the New Mexico Classical Guita ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Albuquerque Journal

  2. Classical Magnet School Graduates 81

    97% Of Graduates Continue To College Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Hartford Facebook Page It took a lot more than 15 shaky steps across the Classical Magnet School gym for senior Jacquelyn Santiago to receive her high school diploma.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  3. Classical music events

    Classical music events in metro Detroit beginning June 13.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press


  1. "What James Brown was to music in terms of soul and hip-hop, rap, all of that, is what Bach was to classical music. This is a guy who literally changed the music industry. He put everybody on a different beat, a different style of music. He...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Al Sharpton Source: CNN

  2. Franklin says in a statement that "Rice is a consummate classical pianist" and that since I sing the arias, I thought that we could do something, a bipartisan effort for our favorite charities."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Aretha Franklin Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think the reason it's worked ...... is because it's been characterized by a whole lot of good humor, a whole lot of mutual respect, and a whole lot of very classical, undeniable Australian, directness," Rudd said.
    on Oct 12, 2006 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Haber 27

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