Definition of early music in English:

early music

Syllabification: ear·ly mu·sic


  • Medieval, Renaissance, and early baroque music, especially as revived and played on period instruments.
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    • Britain's foremost celebration of early music, York Early Music Festival, is celebrating 600 years of the musical traditions of England and York from today until July 13.
    • It is also considered disruptive to clap individual songs or short instrumental pieces rather than at the end of each group at lieder recitals or early music concerts.
    • So I would have festivals within the festival, centred around jazz, or early music, or world music.

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