You’ve heard the old adage: if it’s not broken, don’t fix it.
But if it sounds broken, is it?
You might be surprised to find out that some instruments are better suited to some kinds of playing than others.
Here’s a rundown of some of the best violinists, composers, and performers on the planet.
Ben Shapiro (born in 1962) Ben Shapiriro’s musical tastes have always been eclectic.
The son of a pianist, he grew up with a strong interest in music and eventually began writing music at a young age.
By the time he was in his mid-teens, he was already an accomplished soloist with a repertoire of works that spans jazz, classical, folk, and even pop.
His music has a distinctive, layered sound that has helped make him a pioneer in the world of jazz and classical.
Shapira is a major figure in the history of the world’s classical violinists.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players ever to play the instrument.
Paul Simon (1922-2011) Paul Simon is best known for his iconic music.
The quintet of The Band was among the first musicians to use a string quartet and was a staple of pop music for decades.
Simon’s music was also influential in the development of electronic music, with a wide array of influences including rock and hip-hop, soul, R&B, and more.
Simon also collaborated with Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, among others.
Rachmaninoff (Born 1959) Rachmaninaos music is often described as an extension of classical, with its rhythmic and melodic patterns and complex arrangements.
However, her music has also been influenced by other styles, including rock, folk music, and rock and roll.
Her sound is a blend of classical and rock music that can sometimes be described as “rockin’.” Rach’s musical style is known for a mix of jazz, funk, and pop.
Shostakovich (1963-2007) Shostakovs music has been described as a mixture of pop, classical and electronic music.
This blend includes his most popular work, The Rite of Spring, which became one of his most well-known pieces.
His most famous composition is his masterpiece, The Marriage of Figaro, which won the Grand Prix of the Berlin Philharmonic in 1991.
He was also the first composer to win the Nobel Prize for music composition.
Paul Cezanne (1959-2001) Cezanne’s music has always been influenced and shaped by jazz and other musical styles.
His popular songs include the songs The Temptations, The Blues, and The Blue Note.
His other works include his acclaimed piano piece, Let it Be, as well as his popular song, Let It Be.
His signature style is improvisational, but he can be more direct and expressive with his music.
Tchaikovsky (1892-1957) Tchaikovs compositions have a rich history and are often considered to be one of Russia’s finest.
Tchachovsky is considered to have produced his most famous piece, The Nutcracker, when he was only 21 years old.
Thelonious Monk (1967-1975) Monk is considered one of jazz’s greatest composers.
He has a broad range of styles that include traditional and modern jazz, Rastafarian and American jazz, and funk.
His influence has been felt throughout the world, with artists like Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, and Mötley Crüe.
8. The Doors (1964-1978) The Doors were among the most popular rock bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
The band was an eclectic mix of progressive rock, soul and funk, all of which helped shape the sound of the genre.
The Beatles (1969-1976) When the Beatles’ songwriting was at its peak, the group wrote the majority of their songs in their home studio, Abbey Road Studios, and their music was often heavily influenced by their experiences living in the West.
The group often collaborated with other artists, such as Neil Young, and wrote their most popular song with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr.
The Beach Boys (1974-1982) Beatles’ music has long been a source of inspiration to other musicians.
The Rolling Stones, Rolling Stones II, and Bob Dylan are just a few of the bands that use the band’s music as inspiration.
11. The Kinks (1975-1982, 1979-1984) Kinks’ music was influential in modern day rock and pop, including Led Zeppelin, Led