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Baroque pop

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Baroque pop is a rock music subgenre that mixes both rock and classical music.[1] It was created by musicians in the 1960s by adding classical instruments like harpsichord, French horns, oboes, and string sections. It became popular with both teenagers and adults at the time. Examples can be found on The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds and recordings made by Phil Spector. It is also referred to as chamber pop, among other names.


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  1. Smith, Steve (November 29, 2012). "Steve Smith: Wyman and Taylor join the Rolling Stones onstage; Coldplay takes a break". Pasadena Star-News. Archived from the original on December 3, 2012. Retrieved December 16, 2020.