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"концерт классической музыки"

Translation:concert of classical music

November 19, 2015



I'm guessing ой is the feminine ending for Genitive case, right?


For Adjectives, yes


The 'of' part threw me a little off here.

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    But the way they have it worded - concert of classical music, helped me see what was going on with the grammar. I answered "A classical music concert", but since I am still trying to grasp the grammar, seeing the "of" helped!


    "A classical music concert" was also accepted - thus doing away with the slightly superfluous "of".


    It also accepts "classical music concert." Duo is typically undemanding in cases like this, where you're only given a sentence fragment.


    Sorry - I didn't bother to spell it out, but as Russian doesn't have articles anyway, it kind of goes without saying that with or without them should be OK. As your post implies, with only a fragment like this, there's no overriding reason for or against, so "Classical music concert", "A classical music concert" or even: "The classical music concert" should all be fine.


    Sorry, I didn't mean to correct you in any way, just to add a note here for anyone wondering what's accepted :)


    "Classical concert" should be accepted. It's a commonly used term in English, and refers to concerts with classical music. No need for any extra words.


    I agree. Music is a given when you say "concert" in English.


    If you omitted "music", then the Russian would be "классический концерт" - "a classical concert", wouldn't it? If you left the feminine ending, it wouldn't match the noun next to it, causing ambiguity and uncertainty, I'd think. Besides, the point of translation exercises is to translate the whole phrase, not paraphrase it.


    It was about omitting "music" in English, not in Russian


    Are you saying music should be omitted?

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      red army choir is awesome


      Концерт хорошей музыки.


      I have been placing adjectives in front of nouns all this time, but now all of a sudden there are two adjectives AFTER the noun. Is this rule, exception, or just another possibility?


      Музыка is not an adjective. It is a noun. Классический is indeed an adjective—and it comes before музыка, exactly as expected. Классическая музыка is a noun phrase in the Genitive that modifies «концерт» and goes right after концерт, also as expected.

      Many English chains of nouns (noun chains) that eventually give you a description of the final noun use the Genitive when translated in Russian. Generally, when a relationship between the two nouns can be expressed using an "of" in Engluish, you can resonably expect Russian to use the Genitive (materials are a major exception):

      • теория относительности = theory of relativity
      • история науки = the history of science
      • описание произведений искусства = the description of works of art


      Right, that makes sense. Thanks for the explanation! In my native tongue, just like in English, the 'classical music' part would be seen as... let's say an adjective/adjecting phrase.

      In my language you even combine them to make one word. This word specifically would sound odd, but technically 'klassiek' 'muziek' and 'concert' could be combined to 'klassiekemuziekconcert'. I guess that's where my confusion came from.

      Just to be sure now, in Russian both 'classical' and 'music' are in genitive, right?


      Brkovi su klasik.


      I 'd like to know what's the difference between "classic " and "classical ", or "классик " and "классичиская " in Russian Italian has only one form: "classica"


      The adjective is классический, e.g., классическая музыка.

      The noun is классика (it is a feminine noun): Она слушает классику.

      Also, классик (a person whose works are classics), which is a masculine noun.


      Sorry, but I can't understand how классика can be a noun. In your example, it is an adjective, referring to the implicit word "музыку"


      In my example, классика is a noun. Adjectives have adjectival endings.


      Sorry, you are obviously right.


      Why is this not in the hints?


      what about "концерт ОТ классической музыки"?


      почему это музыки, нет музыка


      I typed классически музыки and he didn't find it !!!! :-((


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