Classical Music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western music (both liturgical and secular). It encompasses a broad period from roughly the 11th century to the present day. The central norms of this tradition became codified between 1550 and 1900, which is known as the common practice period.

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Jasmine Warga
(Re Classical music) "It has no personality" "Not true. It has a personality that isn't as flashy. It's deeper. It demands more from the listener. That's why I like it. It isn't easy.
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Temellerini Arap ve İran’dan alan musiki sanatı, Timur’dan önce de Orta Asya’da vardı. Timur’un buyruğu ile her taraftan getirilen uzman âlimlerin gayretleriyle bu sanat birdenbire canlandı ve ayağa kalktı. Doğudaki İslâm ülkelerinin her tarafından getirilen çalgılar ve çalgıcılar, bizim bugünkü klasik musikimizin yükselmesine ve yücelmesine hizmet vermişlerdir. Az zamanda yerli halktan büyük musikişinaslar yetişmişti. Hatta Tühfetü-s-sürür’un söylediğine göre; meşhur Mirza Uluğbek’in kendisi de ...more
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