semiclassical

semiclassical

[sem-ee-klas-i-kuhl, sem-ahy-]
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:
1900–05; semi- + classical

semiclassically, adverb
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