Definition of pseudo-classical in English:

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pseudo-classical

adjective

Having a false or spurious classical style: a writer on church architecture called it a pretentious pseudo-classical building
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  • Later his work was adopted as one of the models for the pseudo-classical sculpture typical of National Socialist art.
  • The music of this trio of young, fresh hip-hoppers alternates between hard-hitting, gritty Southern-flavoured rap and delicate, pseudo-classical beats - often in a single breath.
  • How else do you explain starting the most important album of your career with a 6 minute pseudo-classical drone of a medieval Catholic liturgy, sung in Latin, played with Hungarian instruments?

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