While classical music isn’t for everyone, there’s no questioning that classical composers helped to define our modern-day musical landscape.
Like humans, cats are sometimes hard to understand and appreciate classical music. However, classical musicians tend to be very compassionate people who care about animals.
Perhaps if you play classical music for your feline companion they will start to appreciate classical music in time!
Male Classical Music Cat Names
Female Classical Music Cat Names
Unique Classical Music Cat Names
|Lyre or Lyra
|A small stringed instrument played by the ancient Greeks, similar to a harp
|A lively piece of music, typically virtuosic in nature
|Cadence or Cadenza
|A progression of notes that concludes a musical phrase
|A popular hymn, usually sung at Christmas time
|A succession of supporting notes, played or sung under the melody
|A passage of several notes sung on one syllable
|A musical mode similar to a major scale, but with one note sharpened to give a slightly unsettling sound
|An orchestral stringed instrument, slightly larger than a violin
|The surname of the late, prolific English composer William Walton
|An opera set in Ancient Egypt, by prolific Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi. A timeless story of love and betrayal
|A prima donna, or female singer of exceptional talent
|Celeste or Celesta
|A small, heavenly-sounding instrument which looks like a piano, but sounds like a glockenspiel
|A simple, short sonata or instrumental work
|The main tune in a piece of music or song
|Octave or Octavia
|A series of eight notes, separating one musical pitch and another with double its frequency
|A musical mode, very similar to the modern natural minor scale
|A flute. Fife comes from the German Pfeife, or pipe.
|Someone who plays a pipe e.g. bagpipes
|A single-movement work that has distinct groups of musical ideas, is free-flowing in structure and features a range of highly contrasting moods.
|A genre of music, of black American origin, which emerged at the beginning of the 20th century
|An Italian music term, meaning joyful or lively
|An Italian music term, meaning ‘half’, as in ‘demigod’
|A long, operatic piece for solo voice. From the Italian ‘air’
Famous Classical Music Cat Names
Johann Strauss II , Austrian Composer
Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian Composer
Maurice Ravel , French Composer
Igor Stravinsky, Russian Composer
Antonin Dvořák , Czech Composer
Hector Berlioz , French Composer
Georges Bizet , French Composer
Giuseppe Verdi , Italian Composer
Richard Wagner, German Composer
Johannes Brahms , German Composer
The classical music cat names list is one that’s sure to delight both cats and their owners.
If you’re looking for a great name for your kitty, be sure to check out this list of our favorites music cat names!