Classical: is a term that has two different meanings when it comes
to music. In the broadest sense, classical music refers to music of certain forms and genres (symphony, string quartet, sonata,
etc.) for certain instrumental combinations (solo violin, symphony orchestra, string quartet, etc) and intended for concert
In a narrower sense "classical"
refers to a specific period in music history and a specific set of stylistic traits. This is the dominant music style of the
late 18th century in Europe as exemplified by the music of Haydn, Mozart, and the young Beethoven. The hallmarks of this style
are balance, clarity, and proportion. These qualities reflect the artistic sensibilities of of ancient Greece and Rome,
the so-called "Classical" civilizations.