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noun

a style of music that uses features of both jazz and classical music in an attempt to develop a new and distinctive musical idiom.

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Origin of third stream

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for third stream

thirdstream
/ (ˈθɜːdˌstriːm) /

adjective

(of music) combining jazz and classical elements

noun

such music
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