Music of Classical Era

Current or Historical: 

As life changed moving ahead, so did the music. Towards mid XVIII century music of Baroque gradually gave way to what we now name Classical Music.

The word "classical" is also used with a different meaning, referring to all Western music art music ("serious") since XI century to our days, as opposing to light modern music types, like jazz or pop.

In the chapters below you will read this tremendously enjoyable and important music. It started to make its presence know in 1730s and continued its triumph till 1820s.

To understand how enormous musical development was during this era, it is enough just to name a few titans that belong there, like Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. In the chapters below you will read in a little more detail about the music and composers of this time.