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semiclassical

[sem-ee-klas-i-kuh l, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈklæs ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to music by classical composers that is familiar or appealing to the general public.
2.
of or pertaining to music intermediate in style between classical and popular music.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; semi- + classical
Related forms
semiclassically, adverb
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