05. October 2013 · Comments Off on World’s Favorite Orchestra? · Categories: Read Online, Videos

Sort of a ridiculous thing to ask, really, but Bachtrack is asking.

Here’s what they have so far:

It’s Friday 4th October, and voting is closing in three days’ time! Here are the top 20 so far:

The Cleveland Orchestra: 27.1%
Berliner Philharmoniker: 7.5%
London Symphony Orchestra: 5.9%
RTÉ Concert Orchestra: 5.7%
Detroit Symphony Orchestra: 4.4%
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra: 4.1%
Russian National Orchestra: 3.8%
Czech Philharmonic: 3.3%
Vienna Philharmonic: 2.4%
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: 2.2%
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig: 2.1%
Chicago Symphony Orchestra: 1.9%
Video Game Orchestra: 1.9%
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano “Giuseppe Verdi”: 1.6%
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra: 1.1%
Pittsburgh Symphony: 1.0%
Minnesota Orchestra: 0.8%
San Diego Symphony: 0.8%
Ulster Orchestra: 0.8%
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: 0.8%

I’m guessing you’ve heard of most of these, but maybe not of the “Video Game Orchestra”, so I’ll post their YouTube video below.

You decide.

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