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Hedwig's Piano Theme

‘Hedwig’s Theme’ sounds magical in this piano arrangement for four hands

Paganini Caprice 24 Guitar

Paganini played on guitar sounds simply exquisite

Star Wars piano

Watch this pianist's utterly heroic version of the Star Wars theme

radiohead no surprises for classical guitar

Radiohead’s ‘No Surprises’ for classical guitar is really quite moving

yngwie malmsteen

8 times electric guitars were amazing at classical music

Kitten guitar

This kitten really wants to play Scarlatti

musician every day tips

10 extremely simple things musicians can do every day to make life a little easier

rondo alla turca electric guitar

Mozart’s Rondo Alla Turca played on electric guitar is supremely exciting

saint-saens danse baccanale metal version

This metal version of Saint-Saëns’ Danse Bacchanale is utterly righteous and will melt your face

Bach on six-string electric bass guitar

Bach on electric bass guitar is the ultimate genre collision and it’s utterly wonderful

vivaldi electric guitar

This girl playing Vivaldi’s Four Seasons on ELECTRIC GUITAR will melt your face

last stradivarius guitar

This is what the last surviving Stradivarius guitar sounds like today (it's totally beautiful)

Brin Addison harp guitar

This 1940s harp guitar makes Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata sound totally badass

smashed guitar air france

A beautiful guitar was smashed on an international flight and the owner is understandably furious

greatest guitarists

An authoritative list of the 10 best guitarists of all time

Craig Ogden

Craig Ogden’s new album goes straight to No.1 in the classical chart

craig ogden sevilla live video

Craig Ogden's guitar masterclass

violin string vibration

Mind-blowing: this is what really happens when you play a string instrument