early music[ʉr′lē myo̵̅o̅′zik]
early music definition by Webster's New World
music of the medieval and Renaissance periods, now sometimes including baroque and early classical music
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designating, of, characteristic of, or participating in a movement promoting the modern reproduction of historical styles of musical performance, often through the use of period instruments
early music definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Western music from the beginning of the Middle Ages to about 1750, including that of the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
- earˈly-muˈsic adjective