Classical music is a broad term that usually refers to music produced in, or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and secular music, encompassing a broad period from roughly the 9th century to present times. The central norms of this tradition became codified between 1550 and 1900, which is known as the common practice period. But in a more correct usage, refers to the music composed between the baroque and romantic period. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Sarah Brightman

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Saturday 25 October 2014
An Evening with Joshua Bell
Joshua BellConcert
Mary Stuart Rogers Theater
Modesto, California, United States

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Festival Miami
Dawn UpshawConcert
Gusman Concert Hall
Coral Gables, United States
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Sunday 26 October 2014
Beethoven's Eroica Symphony
Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Charles IvesConcert
Ted Mann Concert Hall
Minneapolis, United States
44.970468 -93.240961
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Miami String Quartet
Lydia ArtymiwConcert
St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ
St. Paul, Minnesota, Minneapolis, United States
44.981065 -93.190285

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Dallas Symphony OrchestraConcert
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center
Dallas TX, United States
32.790125 -96.799078
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Friday 31 October 2014
Vivaldi L’estro Armonico
Handel And Haydn Society, Aisslinn NoskyConcert
NEC's Jordan Hall
Boston, United States
42.341006 -71.085998
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  • Sanity_Theorist

    Hard to find classier humor than Monty Python.

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  • WasNotWhyNot

    nevermind that you're projecting your own exclusion. nobody is excluding you. there's no attitude associated with classical music unless you associate the attitude with it. orchestrated music is in nearly every goddamn movie you watch and the majority of games you play, I don't think they become exercises in snobbery because of the inclusion. stereotyping 'intellectuals' is one of the most annoying reactionary movements in my opinion. is it really worth making fun of someone who likes art on the plain virtue that they like it?

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  • WasNotWhyNot

    I don't see how the attitudes of the people who listen to the music affect the quality of the music. music being good or bad has nothing to do with the people who listen to it being good or bad.

    last month
  • Nekosite

    That wasn't funny. (2) It was hilarious. As much as I love me some Chopin the majority of this shite is garbage. The attitude and pretentious elitism that this "art music" creates has to be the most unpragmatic practice. It's the "pinky out" version of hipsterdom.

    last month
  • WasNotWhyNot

    that wasn't funny, I'm sorry to say

    August 2014
  • Sanity_Theorist

    I also recommend Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfe­schlegelstein­hausenberger­dorffvoraltern­waren­gewissenhaft­schaferswessen­schafewaren­wohlgepflege­und­sorgfaltigkeit­beschutzen­von­angreifen­durch­ihrraubgierigfeinde­welyche­voraltern­zwolftausend­jahres­vorandieerscheinen­wander­ersteer­dem­enschderrassumschiff­gebrauchlicht­als­sein­ursprung­von­kraftgestart­sein­lange­fahrt­hinzwischen­sternartigraum­auf­der­suchenach­diestern­welche­gehabt­bewohnbar­planeten­kreise­drehen­sich­und­wohin­der­neurasse­von­verstandigmen­schlichkeit­konnte­fortplanzen­und­sicher­freuen­anlebens­langlich­freude­und­ruhe­mit­nicht­ein­furcht­vor­angreifen­von­anderer­intelligent­geschopfs­von­hinzwischensternartigraum, Senior!

    August 2014
  • Sanity_Theorist

    My favorite composer is Johann Gambolputty de von Ausfern- schplenden- schlitter- crasscrenbon- fried- digger- dingle- dangle- dongle- dungle- burstein- von- knacker- thrasher- apple- banger- horowitz- ticolensic- grander- knotty- spelltinkle- grandlich- grumblemeyer- spelterwasser- kurstlich- himbleeisen- bahnwagen- gutenabend- bitte- ein- nürnburger- bratwustle- gerspurten- mitz- weimache- luber- hundsfut- gumberaber- shönedanker- kalbsfleisch- mittler- aucher von Hautkopft of Ulm!

    August 2014
  • captain_spock

    Classical has indeed become an umbrella term. What is truly illogical is the inclusion of assorted pop acts with this tag.

    August 2014
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