serious music

serious music
noun
traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑classical music, ↑classical
Hypernyms: ↑music genre, ↑musical genre, ↑genre, ↑musical style
Hyponyms:
chamber music, ↑opera, ↑cantata, ↑oratorio, ↑concerto, ↑fugue, ↑rondo, ↑rondeau, ↑sonata

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