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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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In particular, we were delighted to welcome back the young, very talented quartet that thrilled the audiences both last year and this year, the Consone String Quartet We're happy to say we put them in a bigger venue this year."
The string quartet from Musica Kirklees, formerly Kirklees Music School, will perform a range of musical items from classical to modern.
Daniels' soft-grained voice fits well with the nostalgic melancholy of Gurney's pastoral Ludlow and Teme song cycle, with string quartet and pianist Michael Dussek, and songs from Butterworth's Bredon Hill cycle.
The Brentano String Quartet is returning to "Death and the Maiden'' having not performed it in quite a while.
"Haydn is regarded as the godfather of the string quartet and the piece that's being played is as close to elegant perfection as you're going to get.
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.
This was especially evident in the challenging Poco adagio movement of Haydn's String Quartet in G minor, one of his so-called "Sun Quartets" that transformed the string quartet into a important musical genre and has such a profound influence on Mozart.
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 Cairn String Quartet for a semi-acoustic performance at the festival in Beauly, near Inverness, " The View will be joined b the Cairn String Quartet for a semi-acoustic performance at the festival in Beauly, near Inverness, tonight.
New Delhi, Apr.21 ( ANI ): It came as a surprise to me to see a largely Indian-dominant audience attend a Western Classical concert performed by Hungary's famed Kodaly String Quartet here over the weekend.
Parker's 2005 volume String Quartets--A Research and Information Guide that Routledge has brought out a second, updated edition within such a short space of time; more importantly, it attests to the astonishing volume of new scholarship on the string quartet that has appeared in the past few years.