Bands/Musicians The Best Chamber Music Groups  

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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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Andrzej Panufnik is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ballet, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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15 3
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Art song

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10 4
Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Classical music

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6 1
Aida Navarro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Classical music

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6 1
Ahn Trio is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Classical music, Alternative rock

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8 3
Alan Rawsthorne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ballet, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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8 3
Antonín Dvořák is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Romantic music, Art song

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8 3
Aarre Merikanto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music

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5 1
Carlo Galante is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

10
5 1
Aisha Duo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Electronic music, Chamber music, Classical music

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5 1
Arnold Schoenberg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Art song, Chamber music, Classical music

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5 1
César Franck is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Romantic music, Art song

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5 1
Béla Bartók is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Art song

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5 1
Aram Khachaturian is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

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5 1
Alexander Glazunov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ballet, Ballet, Chamber music

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5 1
Anton Rubinstein is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music

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5 1
Aribert Reimann is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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4 0
Ani Takidze is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Classical music

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4 0
Johannes Brahms is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Kurt Lutter added Classical music

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4 0
Benjamin Britten is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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4 0
Joseph Haydn is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Art song, Chamber music

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4 0
Ralph Vaughan Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Incidental music

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5 2
Anne Harris is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Folk rock, Chamber music, Afrobeat

24
5 2
Asier Polo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music

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4 1
Charles Gounod is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Romantic music

26
4 1
Charles-Marie Widor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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4 1
Carl Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Incidental music, Art song

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4 1
Bogusław Schaeffer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music

29
4 1
Steve Reich is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music, Contemporary classical music

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4 1
Camille Saint-Saëns is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music, Classical music

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3 0
Edward McGuire is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups

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3 0
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Romantic music, Incidental music

33
3 0
Alfred Schnittke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Christian music, Opera, Ballet

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3 0
Dennis Eberhard is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music

35
3 1
Boris Alexandrovich Tchaikovsk... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Classical music, Film score

36
3 1
Bruno Maderna is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music, 20th-century classical music

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3 1
Carl Reinecke is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music

38
2 0
The Regent String Quartet is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Bollywood, Pop music, Chamber music

39
2 0
Yuri Khanon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

40
2 0
Igor Stravinsky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

41
2 0
Elliott Carter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

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2 0
Edvard Grieg is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Incidental music, Art song, Chamber music

43
2 0
Erkki Salmenhaara is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music, Contemporary classical music

44
2 0
Edward Elgar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Ballet, Ballet, Incidental music

45
2 0
Benjamin Lees is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Art song

46
2 0
Eduardo Reck Miranda is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Electroacoustic music

47
2 0
Aulis Sallinen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Chamber music

48
2 0
Bedřich Smetana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Chamber music

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3 2
Gustav Holst is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Opera, Ballet, Ballet

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3 2
Antero Manninen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chamber Music Groups
Chamber music, Classical music