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String quartet   /strɪŋ kwɔrtˈɛt/   Listen
String quartet

noun
1.
An instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello.  Synonym: string quartette.






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... great importance; still, I have played much of it with pleasure in Dr. Riemann's edition, and found many charming things. His genius, however, so far as anything less in scale than the symphony was concerned, was all for the string quartet. Some of his slow movements, in their sudden moments of unsuspected depths of feeling, prophesy of the coming of the great human Beethoven rather than the ethereal, divinely beautiful Mozart. Suavity, smoothness, piquancy, perfect ...
— Haydn • John F. Runciman



Words linked to "String quartet" :   string quartette, quartet, quartette



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