Don’t ask how this article came into my inbox. Just read what it tells us about the nebulous state of ‘classical’ definitions.
Sample: “One of the interesting things I found when I started this was just how accepting the people at Classic FM were of the music,” says Robins. “To them the revelation was, ‘Oh, we thought game music was all beeps and bloops, but actually this stuff is great. If Mozart or Beethoven were alive today then who’s to say this isn’t the stuff they’d be composing. It absolutely sits alongside movie and traditional classical music.’”