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Adrien Brody and Nicholas Cage playing musical instruments in films

11 actors who learned to play a musical instrument for films (and one who definitely didn’t)

Guitarist Craig Ogden is performing an online concert exclusively for Classic FM this Valentine’s Day.

Watch guitarist Craig Ogden’s exclusive Valentine’s Day performance

Watch the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain perform Ennio Morricone's 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly'

The utterly joyous sound of a ukulele orchestra playing Morricone’s ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’

Guitar serenade

Guitarists are brutally picking apart this awkward stock photo fail

Mattias Krantz and piano tuner

Musician trolls piano tuner by swapping his piano strings with guitar strings

John Williams’ ‘Schindler’s List’ voted No. 1 in the Classic FM Movie Music Hall of Fame in partnership with Radio Timesh

John Williams’ ‘Schindler’s List’ voted No. 1 in the Classic FM Movie Music Hall of Fame

Julian Bream, guitarist

Julian Bream, British classical guitarist, has died aged 87

Violinist surprises self-isolating grandad, they play a window duet together

Belfast violinist surprises self-isolating grandad, they play a socially-distanced window duet together

10 famous classical works in a rock medley

10 classical masterpieces but in a hard rock guitar medley

Guitarist plays Space Oddity to dog

This guitarist playing ‘Space Oddity’ to his dog is the loveliest thing ever

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker - John Williams

Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker: what to expect from John Williams’ soundtrack

Music at Milan Fashion Week

Models wear Picasso-inspired violins, guitars and mandolins at Milan Fashion Week

KJ Apa plays the guitar and sings in new music biopic, I Still Believe

Does KJ Apa play the guitar in ‘I Still Believe’ and can he really sing?

Ed Sheeran failed music in college

Ed Sheeran FAILED music at college, new Made in Suffolk exhibition reveals

Jonathan Dotson

Handmade instrument was ‘destroyed by an airline’, and this guitarist is pretty mad about it

'Yesterday' stars Himesh Patel

Does Himesh Patel really sing and play guitar in Yesterday the movie?

The ‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ trailer is here

The new Harry Potter: Wizards Unite game trailer has arrived - and it features John Williams' iconic film score