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Old 08-21-2019, 09:19 AM
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Classical music is more complex in structure than popular music and does require you pay attention. Thus, a casual listener often finds it boring because they can't see the nuances.

But the term covers a very wide range of music created over hundreds of years. There are plenty of pieces with a strong beat -- listen to Danse Macabre by Saint-Saens, for instance, or any of Rossini's overtures, or the third movement of Tchaikovsky's Sixth.

When I was growing up, my grandfather would take me to classical concerts and I usually didn't care much for them. But as I got older, I started liking them much better, mostly because I liked long rock compositions.

But lots of people don't respond to it. That's fine. No one likes every type of music.
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