semiclassical

[ sem-ee-klas-i-kuh l, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈklæs ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

adjective

of or relating to music by classical composers that is familiar or appealing to the general public.
of or relating to music intermediate in style between classical and popular music.

Origin of semiclassical

First recorded in 1900–05; semi- + classical

Related forms

sem·i·clas·si·cal·ly, adverb
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