The Best Classical Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Classical Bands/Artists

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Classical artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good classical bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top classical music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Classical groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all classical bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest classical bands of all time, since the most famous classical music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best classical music.

You can click on the classical band names to see more information about that particular notable classical music group. If they're near the top of the best classical music artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top classical music bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the classical band names themselves.

List artists include Paul McCartney, Billy Joel and many additional artists as well. This order of the list changes dynamically based on votes, so thumbs up your favorites. If you're a fan of Terry Bozzio or Tori Amos, make sure you give them some love.

All important, significant and iconic names in classical music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new classical bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of classical music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into classical music music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good classical music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent classical bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best classical bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest classical musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular classical bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Classical music

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    Lied, Gothic metal, Operatic pop

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    Pop music, Classical music, Techno

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    Rock music, Classical music, Pop rock

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    Crossover Classical Crossover

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    Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

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    Folk music, Indian classical music, World music

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    John Law Classical music, Jazz, Free improvisation

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    Soundtrack, Pop music, World music

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    Classical music, Jazz

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    Lounge music, Pop music, Chill-out music

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    Classical music

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    Mpiri Classical music

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    Milica Pap Classical music

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    Matthew Odell Classical music, Contemporary classical music

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    Marika Shaw Indie pop, Classical music, Alternative rock

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    Marco Sartor Classical music

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    Madeleine Mitchell Classical music

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    G. J. R. Krishnan Fusion, Carnatic music, Classical music

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    Laura Jean Folk music, Classical music

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    Helena Symphony Orchestra Classical music

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    Nareh Arghamanyan Classical music

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    Oleg Timofeyev Classical music

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    Olivier Toussaint Pop music, Classical music, Easy listening

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    Bollywood, Pop music, Chamber music

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    Choral Arts Society of Washington Classical music, Contemporary classical music, A cappella

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    Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra Classical music

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    Symphony Orchestra of Sri Lanka Classical music

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    Shinobu Sato Folk music, Classical music, Jazz

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    RTÉ Philharmonic Choir Classical music

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    Ray Suen Rock music, Classical music, Jazz

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    Ratimir Martinović Classical music

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    Ragazzi Boys Chorus Opera, Classical music

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    Quartetto di Cremona Classical music

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    Qamar Gula Ghazal, Pop music, Classical music

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    Schoenstein Organ at the Conference Center Contemporary worship music, Classical music

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    Salford Symphony Orchestra Classical music

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    Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Stephen Devassy World music, Classical music

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    Sofya Gulyak Classical music

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    Classical music

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    Contemporary worship music, Contemporary Christian music, Classical music ...

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    Pop music, Classical music, Rhythm and blues

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    Classical music, Progressive bluegrass, Jazz

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    Fusion, Musical improvisation, World music

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    Klezmer, Classical music, Jazz

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    Acousmatic music, Musique concrète, Electronic music

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    Joanna Quail Classical music, Post-rock, Ambient music

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    Opera, Classical music, Easy listening

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    Laal Sufi rock, Pop music, Classical music

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