Subject: Re: "Classical Music"
From: Larry Austin (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Aug 09 2005 - 12:39:01 EDT
My responses are interleaved below.
On Aug 9, 2005, at 10:49 AM, Mediadrome@aol.com wrote:
> When did the term "classical music" become a generic term for Western
> Art Music?
According to the Grove Dictionary of Music, the term "classical music"
"definied" in 1611 in the "Dictionarie of the French and English
> When did Classical and Romantic start referring to specific periods
> in Music (other than the Classical Greek Period)?
In the early 19th century, as the discipline of musicology was being
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