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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Beim ersten Streichquartett erschliesst er zudem besonderes eindringlich die Semantik der judischen "Eliahu"-Melodie im ersten Satz.
The piano cycles Funf Pittoresken (1919), the Dadaist Funf Burlesken (1919), Hot-Sonata for alto saxophone and piano (1930), Streichquartett no.
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.