string quartet

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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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The Streichquartett has played together for more than 10 years and is part of the Staatskapelle Dresden, one of the world's oldest and most highly- regarded orchestras, originally founded in 1548.
Bei der darauffolgenden Darstellung der Einflusse judischer Musik auf Hartmanns Werke nach 1933 bleibt unklar, warum die Herkunft des Themas der Vokalise im Simplicius und des ersten Streichquartetts aus dem judischen Lied "Elijahu ha-navi" (vgl.
John Cage: Thirty Pieces for String Quartet; Jakob Ullman: Komposition fur Streichquartett 2.
With distance, it becomes more and more apparent which of these emperors were wearing clothes and which were not; Michael von Biel's Quartet 2 offers a useful and technically interesting catalog of extended string techniques, but little in the listener, whereas Gunther Becker's Streichquartett No.