Neoclassical Music Hub






What is Neoclassical Music?

Neoclassical music is a modern revival of ancient Indo-European values in sonic art, namely those of heroism and naturalism and a Romanticist passion for life without the absolutism bestowed upon both "Romantic" and "Neoclassical" movements during the occupation of the West by moral absolutist beliefs. It is a spirit and concept behind many different forms of art and not a genre in and of itself.

Neoclassical Music Hub was formed when many of us realized the limitations of genre were artificially imposed by marketing requirements of the current time, and that by looking at history, we could find the common roots of the different musics we adore in certain beliefs that are not coincidentally central to our culture and its unique way of viewing the world. Neoclassical music is a new concept in this context, and you will not find the path easy if you don't use your ability to think and lead yourself.

Neoclassical music is not a genre, but a spirit and sense of tradition that can show up in many forms of music. For example, Dead Can Dance is a medieval revivalist act with roots in the industrial music community, but they are neoclassical. Burzum is both neoclassical metal for the earlier albums, and neoclassical ambient. Wolfsheim and Kraftwerk are neoclassical synthpop, and Tangerine Dream and Biosphere are neoclassical ambient.

Some of the artists in each of these genres have the neoclassical spirit: synthpop, progressive, classical music, Baroque music, Romanticist music, medieval music, folk music and European popular music, Indian classical music, black and death metal music, "folk noire," industrial music, IDM/EBM, electronica and ambient.

Burzum (neoclassical metal/ambient)
Dead Can Dance (neoclassical ambient)
Tangerine Dream (neoclassical ambient)
Robert Fripp (neoclassical ambient)
Lord Wind (neoclassical ambient)
Wolfsheim (neoclassical synthpop)
Kraftwerk (neoclassical synthpop)
Graveland (neoclassical metal)
Summoning (neoclassical metal)
Hekate (neoclassical ambient)
Ludwig van Beethoven (classical)
Johannes Brahms (classical)
Ottorino Respighi (romanticist/classical)

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