Bands/Musicians The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists  

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

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

The list you're viewing has a variety of artists, like BT and Raymond Herrera, in it. Upvote your favorite artists to see them rise to the top of the list. Downvote the ones you don't like for the opposite effect. The list includes Toshi Sabri and Yoko Kanno so that you have plenty of choices on what to vote for.

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

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

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

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Dan Popplewell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Indie, Pop music, Orchestra

2
9 5
RMIT Music is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Choral music, Orchestra

3
10 7
Nitin Sawhney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Hip hop music, Trip hop, Orchestra

4
10 8
Frank Chacksfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Pop music, Orchestra, Big band

5
5 5
Palak Muchhal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Filmi, Orchestra, Hindustani classical music

6
8 9
E.S. Posthumus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Orchestra, Classical music

7
6 7
Yoko Kanno is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
New Age, Electronic music, J-pop

8
1 2
The Divine Madness is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
3t Sloth added New Wave, Gothic rock, Dance-punk

9
3 5
Masaharu Iwata is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Orchestra, Electronic dance music, Jazz

10
3 6
John Prior is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Fusion, Rock music, Orchestra

11
3 6
Jonne Valtonen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
New Age music, Electronic music, Orchestra

12
2 5
Tim Follin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
New Age music, Rock music, Electronic music

13
2 5
The Tolkien Ensemble is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Folk music, Orchestra

14
2 5
Zhaytee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Electronic music, Orchestra, Video game music

15
3 7
Enzso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Orchestra

16
3 7
Scala & Kolacny Brothers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists

17
1 5
Venetian Snares is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Dark ambient, Orchestra, Glitch

18
2 7
Hitoshi Sakimoto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Orchestra, Electronic dance music, Jazz

19
1 6
Jesper Kyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Orchestra, Electronic dance music, Symphonic techno

20
1 6
Simon Hale is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
Orchestra, Alternative rock