Difference between revisions of "String Quartet"

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Latest revision as of 16:34, 19 February 2017

Definition

A chamber music ensemble made up from two violins, one viola and one cello. These ensembles grew in popularity throughout the classical period, with a number of composers from subsequent periods also composing for this ensemble.

Examples


Listen to this example from the Classical period – 'String Quartet No9 in C Major' by 'Beethoven'.


A 20th century string quartet.

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