Classical music is a period of music that lasted from 1750 to roughly 1820. Distiguished by it's light accompanyment and simple melodies, it was ultimately replaced by music from the romantic period (romantic music). Composers from the classical period include Haydn, Mozart, C.P.E. Bach, Beethoven, Weber, and a handful others. Other musical periods include Baroque, Romantic, Impressionistic, and 20th-century.