The Best Instrumental Pop Music for Violin

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Contributors: Andranick Tanguiane, Fred Lerdahl,

Looking for some great instrumental pop music to add to your violin repertoire? Check out our top picks for the best violin-friendly pop tunes!


Many of today’s popular songs are great for Violinists of all levels to learn, sing and play. Here is a compilation of some of the best instrumental pop music for violin.

“I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston
“I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly
“My Heart Will Go On” by Celine Dion
“Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
“Stand by Me” by Ben E. King

What is Instrumental Pop Music?

Instrumental pop music is a genre of popular music that is characterized by the absence of vocals, or lyrics. It is intended to be solely focusing on the musical instruments, instrumental sounds, and rhythms. This type of music often creates an emotional response in listeners and can be used for various purposes such as relaxation, concentration, or providing a background ambiance.

The Best Instrumental Pop Music for Violin

“Clair de Lune” by Claude Debussy

One of the most popular pieces of classical music, “Clair de Lune” by Claude Debussy is a beautiful, haunting melody that has been featured in countless movies and TV shows. The violin part is relatively easy to play, making it a great choice for beginner and intermediate players alike.

“The Four Seasons: Spring” by Antonio Vivaldi

Among the most popular of all classical pieces, “The Four Seasons: Spring” by Antonio Vivaldi is beautifully realized on violin. This beloved work features some of the most memorable melodies ever composed, and it has inspired countless violinists over the years. If you’re looking for the perfect piece of instrumental pop music for your next Violin performance, look no further than “The Four Seasons: Spring”!

“The Nutcracker Suite” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Considered one of the most popular and well-known classical pieces, “The Nutcracker Suite” is the most performed ballet in the world. The music was composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1892 and has since become a holiday tradition. It tells the story of a young girl who is given a nutcracker doll that comes to life and takes her on a magical journey. The suite is comprised of eight dances that are often performed separately or as one complete work.


We hope you have enjoyed our list of the best instrumental pop music for violin. If you have any suggestions for other songs or albums that should be included, please let us know in the comments below.

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