The Best Instrumental Music Videos on YouTube

This article is a collaborative effort, crafted and edited by a team of dedicated professionals.

Contributors: Andranick Tanguiane, Fred Lerdahl,


Looking for some great instrumental music to help you relax or focus? Check out our list of the best instrumental music videos on YouTube. From classical pieces to modern hits, there’s something for everyone.

Best Instrumental Music Videos on YouTube

If you’re looking for some good background music to study or work to, or just want to appreciate some talented musicians, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of the best instrumental music videos on YouTube.

“Aloha Ia O Waiana” by Ledward Kaapana

This is a truly beautiful and moving video of Hawaiian musician Ledward Kaapana playing “Aloha Ia O Waiana” on the ukulele. The video was shot on the island of Kauai, and the scenery is absolutely stunning. The playing is perfection, and the overall feeling of the video is one of great peace and happiness.

“Be Still My Soul” by David Nevue

This ethereal, celtic-sounding piano piece by David Nevue is accompanied by footage of some of the most beautiful and serene locations on Earth. If you’re looking for a relaxing instrumental piece to study or work to, this is definitely one to add to your playlist.

“Blues After Hours” by Pee Wee Crayton

This instrumental music video features Pee Wee Crayton on guitar with a full band jamming out in a smoky, dimly-lit bar. The use of black and white footage gives the video a classic feeling, and Crayton’s guitar playing is outstanding throughout.

“Concerto for Violin, String and Harpsichord in C R. 190 I. Allegro” by Antonio Vivaldi

This concerto is the first of Vivaldi’s twelve “op. 8” concerti, called Il cimento dell’armonia e dell’inventione (“The Contest Between Harmony and Invention”). It was published in Amsterdam in 1725, along with the others in op. 8, as L’estro armonico. Violinist and composer Jean-S├ębastien Bach later arranged the concerto for harpsichord and strings.

This video features Taiwanese-American violinist Jennifer Koh performing the “Concerto for Violin, String and Harpsichord in C R. 190 I. Allegro” by Antonio Vivaldi.

“Czardas” by Vittorio Monti

“Czardas” is a composition by Italian composer Vittorio Monti. It is one of the most popular pieces of music for the violin, and has been performed and recorded by many different artists. The piece was originally written for solo violin, but has since been arranged for other instruments as well.

The video below features Russian violinist Viktor Tretyakov performing “Czardas” on the streets of Moscow. Tretyakov is a talented busker, and his performances always draw a large crowd. This particular video was filmed in 2014, and has since accumulated over five million views.

Similar Posts