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Classical Music Dog Names
With different genres of music speaking to the inner virtuoso in all of us, our next topic is on classical music dog names.
We have a few interesting ones that are a play on the names of legendary composers.
We also have some inspired by songs and different types of classical music.
You might even learn a thing or two about musical terms after reading through.
Take a peek!
Male Classical Music Dog Names
- Amadeus – After Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
- Mozart- Same as above, just a different part of his name.
- Bach – Pronounced Bock.
- Beethoven – Coincidentally, there is also a famous St. Bernard with the same name!
- Bocelli – Andrea Bocelli, a man with impressive vocal cords.
- Caruso – A famous Italian tenor opera singer.
- Cello – A larger stringed instrument we often see in an orchestra.
- Chopin – A Polish composer and pianist.
- Claudio – Claudio Monteverdi. We aren’t going to name every single opera composer, but we will name the first one!
- Don – For Don Giovanni, an opera composed by Mozart.
- Engelbert – For Engelbert Humperdinck, a German composer whose name precedes him.
- Figaro – After another opera composed by Mozart.
- Gershwin – For George Gershwin, an American composer.
- Handel – Another famous composer.
- Hadyn – Joseph Hadyn, an Austrian composer.
- Hugo -Another Austrian Composer
- Wolf – For the above Hugo Wolf.
- Igor – Igor Stravinsky a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. What a triple threat!
- Ludwig – Ludwig von Beethoven.
- Maestro – One that isn’t a composer, instead, it’s a term used to refer to a master musician.
- Oboe – A woodwind instrument that resembles the clarinet.
- Piccolo – Another woodwind instrument that resembles the flute.
- Strauss – For Johann Strauss and Austrian composer with a talent for waltzes.
- Pyotr or Tchaikovsky – You might not know his name but you will by his words The Nutcracker and Swan Lake.
- Vivaldi – A famous Italian composer responsible for The Four Seasons.
- Yo-Yo – A unisex name for the famed Chinese cellist.
- Johann Sebastian Bark – Here we go for the funny ones. See if you can identify the real names.
- Andrea Poocelli
- Giacomo Poochini
- Clawed Debussy
- Hans – For Hollywood composer Hanz Zimmer (or Zimmer).
- Bruno – For Bruno Moretti a ballet composer.
- Adagio – A musical term for when the music needs to be slow.
- Baroque – A type of music from the 1600-1750s.
- Capriccio – A lively piece of music.
- Clef- A musical symbol.
- Crescendo – Music that is meant to get louder.
- Forte – Meaning strong.
- Glissando – A slide between a group of notes.
- Legato – A sequence of notes to be joined.
- Libretto – A printed opera.
- Mezzo – Meaning “half”, great for smaller pups.
- Minuet – A French dance.
- Obbligato – A part of the music that is the most important.
- Presto – Meaning quick.
- Soprano – The highest pitch of voice.
- Tempo – The speed at which music is played.
There might be a bit more boys names out there than girls’ names so get ready for a lot of unisex names for the next half of our list.
Female Classical Music Dog Names
- Arabella – An opera composed by Strauss.
- Apponyi- By Joseph Haydn
- Astra – For the British opera singer, Astra Desmond.
- Adante – Musical term that means a moderate speed in music.
- Butterfly – Part of the title of an opera composed by Puccini.
- Cadenza – Musical term for an extended solo in a concerto.
- Cecilia- From St Cecilia by George Frideric Hande
- Dolce – A musical term for sweet and delicate.
- Diva – A talented and coveted female opera singer.
- Elektra – Another opera by Strauss.
- Elvira – No, not who you are thinking. It’s for Elvira de Hidalgo a Spanish soprano singer.
- Fermata – A longer held note.
- Gina – For Gina Cigna, a French soprano.
- Lotte – For Lotte Lehmann.
- Luca – Giuseppe de Luca, a famous Italian baritone.
- Mae – A famous Singaporean violinist Vanessa-Mae.
- Mily – Minus the ‘e’, for Mily Balakirev, a Russian pianist.
- Viola – A stringed instrument that is larger than a violin but smaller than a cello.
- Harmony – All the music, pitches and notes together.
- Melody – Musical sounds.
- Sempre – Always
- Allegra – Female form of Allegro, which means lively and cheerful.
- Aria – Song.
- Chorale – Similar to a hymn; a type of music Bach was famous f.
- Coda – The last part of a piece of music.
- Sonata – A solo performance with piano accompaniment.
- Toccata – A type of instrumental written to showcase the skill of the performer.
- Blue – For Blue Danube, composed by Strauss.
- Moonlight – For the famous Moonlight Sonata.
- Sugar-Plum – For the sugar plum fairies in The Nutcracker.
- Clara – For the main character in The Nutcracker.
- Odette – For Princess Odette in Swan Lake.
- Bohème- from La bohème by Puccini
- Marcia- From Alla Marcia by Boris Tishchenko,
- Zarathustra- From a musical work by Strauss
- Roxelane – From La Roxelane by Joseph Haydn
With lot of Italian words on this list, it sounds so elegant!
We like a lot of the little girl names that just sound so beautiful like Aria, Arietta, Sontana, Sonatina and Cadence.