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Chamber music artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good chamber music 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 chamber music bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Chamber music 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 chamber music bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest chamber music bands of all time, since the most famous chamber music artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best chamber music music.

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

Examples of artists on this list: Condoleezza Rice, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and many more. Rank your favorite artists to give them a better chance of rising to the top of the list. Which is better for an overall top ranking of this topic, Sergei Rachmaninoff or Benjamin Britten?

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

The list includes all new chamber music 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 chamber music, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into chamber 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 chamber music bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent chamber music bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best chamber music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest chamber music 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 chamber music bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Opera, Ballet, Art song

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Aarre Merikanto is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aarre Merikanto Opera, Chamber music

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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ludwig van Beethoven Opera, Classical music

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Alan Rawsthorne is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Alan Rawsthorne Ballet, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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Aida Navarro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aida Navarro Chamber music, Classical music

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Aisha Duo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aisha Duo Electronic music, Chamber music, Classical music

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Andrzej Panufnik is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Andrzej Panufnik Ballet, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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Ahn Trio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ahn Trio Chamber music, Classical music, Alternative rock

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Alexander Glazunov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Alexander Glazunov Ballet, Ballet, Chamber music

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Antonín Dvořák is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Antonín Dvořák Opera, Romantic music, Art song

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Béla Bartók is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Béla Bartók Opera, Ballet, Art song

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César Franck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
César Franck Opera, Romantic music, Art song

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Asier Polo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Asier Polo Chamber music

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Arnold Schoenberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Arnold Schoenberg Art song, Chamber music, Classical music

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Aribert Reimann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aribert Reimann Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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Aram Khachaturian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aram Khachaturian Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Ani Takidze is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ani Takidze Chamber music, Classical music

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Ralph Vaughan Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ralph Vaughan Williams Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Alfred Schnittke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Alfred Schnittke Christian music, Opera, Ballet

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Benjamin Britten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Benjamin Britten Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Anne Harris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Anne Harris Folk rock, Chamber music, Afrobeat

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Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Franz Schubert Opera, Romantic music, Lied

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André Jolivet is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
André Jolivet Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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Carlo Galante is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Carlo Galante Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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Bogusław Schaeffer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Bogusław Schaeffer Chamber music

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Anton Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Anton Rubinstein Opera, Chamber music

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Albert Roussel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Albert Roussel Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Charles Gounod is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Charles Gounod Opera, Ballet, Romantic music

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Charles-Marie Widor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Charles-Marie Widor Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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Gustav Holst is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Gustav Holst Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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Carl Reinecke is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Carl Reinecke Opera, Chamber music

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Carl Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Carl Nielsen Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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Camille Saint-Saëns is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Camille Saint-Saëns Opera, Chamber music, Classical music

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Bruno Maderna is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Bruno Maderna Opera, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsk... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsky Chamber music, Classical music, Film score

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Igor Stravinsky is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Igor Stravinsky Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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The Regent String Quartet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
The Regent String Quartet Bollywood, Pop music, Chamber music

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Dennis Eberhard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Dennis Eberhard Chamber music

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Joseph Haydn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Joseph Haydn Opera, Art song, Chamber music

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Yuri Khanon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Yuri Khanon Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Opera, Romantic music, Incidental music

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Erkki Salmenhaara is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Erkki Salmenhaara Opera, Chamber music, Contemporary classical music

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Aulis Sallinen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Aulis Sallinen Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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Bedřich Smetana is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Bedřich Smetana Opera, Chamber music

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Benjamin Lees is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Benjamin Lees Opera, Ballet, Art song

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Edward McGuire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups

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Eduardo Reck Miranda is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Eduardo Reck Miranda Chamber music, Electroacoustic music

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Edvard Grieg is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Edvard Grieg Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music

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Edward Elgar is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Edward Elgar Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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Elliott Carter is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Elliott Carter Opera, Ballet, Chamber music