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string quartet

Music
1. an instrumental ensemble consisting of two violins, one viola, and one cello
2. a piece of music written for such a group, usually having the form and commonest features of a sonata
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Szymanowski's First String Quartet, written in 1917, is a magic blend of late German romanticism and French impressionism, and there is nothing quite like it in the quartet repertoire.
They are known for championing British repertoire and their concert includes the first string quartet by the little-known 20th century English composer Ernest John Moeran, who had close associations with Ireland and whose work has recently begun to attract more interest.
Julliard String Quartet to be one of the first professional quartets to specialize in the music of Bartok and later they regularly programmed the music of contemporary composers alongside the works of the early masters.
The event was an interactive experience that allowed invited guests to have an overview of the famed Kodaly String Quartet.
The Endellion String Quartet is a British string quartet named after St.
WIDELY hailed as one of the world's greatest ensembles of its kind, the St Petersburg String Quartet is paying a much-anticipated visit to Mold's Clwyd Theatr Cymru on Sunday.
Brodsky Quartet - Janacek String Quartets 1 & 2 (Brodsky Records BRD 3503)
The fact that the pro-gramme was all-Beethoven is not so odd as it seems, since Tippett was devoted to Beethoven's music and drew inspiration from the 16 string quartets when writing his own five works for that medium.
My sixth string quartet, which is the first work that I did using twelve-tone technique, this does actually use three rows.
Nearly 30 years later, I still find myself transfixed by the Late String Quartets of Beethoven, and as I sit here and type these words I am listening to the Quartet in E-fiat Major, Op.
CLASSICAL ALBUM: ``Beethoven: String Quartets (``Razumovsky'' Op.
15 in E-flat minor by the Emerson String Quartet, the eminent musicians who just completed acclaimed performances of all of the composer's string quartets in a separate series of concerts at Lincoln Center.