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The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists 

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Updated June 14, 2019 289 votes 93 voters 19.7k views 20 items

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
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Nitin Sawhney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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RMIT Music is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Frank Chacksfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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E.S. Posthumus is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Yoko Kanno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Palak Muchhal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Jonne Valtonen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Zhaytee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Masaharu Iwata is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Enzso is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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John Prior is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Simon Hale is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Tim Follin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Hitoshi Sakimoto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Scala & Kolacny Brot... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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The Divine Madness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Venetian Snares is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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Jesper Kyd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists
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The Tolkien Ensemble is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists