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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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Since its inception in 2008 the Tetraktys String Quartet has established itself as a "new emerging string quartet" and has appeared in some of the world's most prestigious venues, including the Carnegie Hall in New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Cite de la Musique in Paris, Musikverein Wien, Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Stockholm Konserthus, L'Auditori in Barcelona, Philharmonie Cologne, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, and Town Hall & Symphony Hall Birmingham, and in festivals such the Festival International de Quatuors a Cordes du Luberon.
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 program includes Franz Schubert's tragic String Quartet No.
It's always a treat to hear Debussy's only string quartet, and the Trio for Strings is a perfect example of Moeran's great passion and beauty.
Inicio con un dialogo entre Carlos Barbosa-Lima, Havana String Quartet y el guitarrista Larry Del Casale.
The quartet fest continues on November 13, when the Takacs Quartet from Colorado play Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven at Leamington's Royal Pump Rooms, followed by the Zemlinksy String Quartet from the Czech Republic playing Beethoven, Zemlinksy and Dvorak at the same venue on November 28.
The evening ended with an assured performance of Mozart's complex and sometimes enigmatic String Quartet in D minor.
Additionally the film also reveals some of Mann's remarkable coaching sessions with young string quartets, and the profound influence Robert Mann has had as an instructor is powerfully presented.
We did something similar to the set we'll be doing with the Cairn String Quartet at shows in Glasgow, "We always seem to get put on as surprise guests at festivals.
The event was an interactive experience that allowed invited guests to have an overview of the famed Kodaly String Quartet.
At its heart lies the extensive scholarly literature, primarily in English, French, German and Italian, devoted to the historical and stylistic evolution of the string quartet.