Difference between revisions of "String quartet"

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Latest revision as of 16:08, 19 February 2017

Definition

A chamber music ensemble made up of 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


A more modern example of a string quartet.

Related concepts