Classical music originated from secular music and western liturgical. It dates back to the eleventh century. Today, this genre can be seen and heard in orchestras and various concerts and festivals. There are various bands and singers belonging to the genre as well.
Until the nineteenth century, there wasn’t any specific name given to the genre. However, in 19th century, the name “classical music” emerged on the scene and became one of the most popular music forms. The golden era of classical music is considered to have lasted from Johann Sebastian Back till Beethoven. According to the Oxford Dictionary, classical music first emerged in 1836.
There are a number of classical music concerts and events held each year. Some of the most famous events include; A Scottish Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Orchestra and Beethoven’s Symphony. Some of the singers belonging to the genre are Alan Gilbert, Barbara Cook, ABBA, Brian Mcknight and Boyz II Men. If you wish to attend one of these events, get your Classical tickets now!