A form of chamber music that gained popularity beginning in the classical period. It consists of two violins, one viola, and one cello. Some principal composers in this genre are Haydn, Beethoven, and Mozart.
A chamber music ensemble consisting of four players (usually on two violins, viola and cello), or a composition played thereby.
an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello
a finely balanced thing, and for some ensembles it takes a good deal of time and effort to establish the right mix of personalities and talents
a form of instrumentation, in Western music tradition, that consists of two violins , a viola , and a cello playing a multi-movement musical composition utilizing the sonata form
a musical ensemble of four string musical instruments or a piece written to be performed bysuch a group
an ensemble of four instruments--two violins, a viola (a slightly larger, deeper sounding version of a violin) and a cello
a sort of family, I guess, and this quartet is one of those families that would have delighted Tolstoy
a small string ensemble consisting usually of two violins, one viola and one cello
A group made up of two violins, one viola and one cello - or any piece written for this combination of instruments.
The string quartet was one of the most common chamber ensembles. Its makeup is two violins, viola and cello. Example: Haydn, String Quartet, Op.76, No.2, fourth movement Real Audio: 28k | 56k | About this album Here, the first violin has the melody and the other three instruments provide accompaniment.
(1) Ensemble consisting of two violins, viola, and cello; (2) a work composed for this ensemble.
This is a composition for four solo string instruments: usually two violins, one viola, and one cello.
An instrumental group consisting of two violins, viola, and cello; or a piece composed for this group; or the four players themselves.
The string quartet was one of the most common chamber ensembles. Its makeup is two violins, viola, and cello. Here, the first violin has the melody and the other three instruments provide accompaniment. Example: Haydn, String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 2, fourth movement Real Audio: 28K | 56K | About this album
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string instruments—usually two violins, a viola and cello—or a piece written to be performed by such a group. The string quartet is one of the most prominent chamber ensembles in Western classical music.
The String Quartet, Opus 28 by Anton Webern is written for the standard string quartet group of two violins, viola and cello. It was the last piece of chamber music that Webern wrote (his other late works include two cantatas Op. 29/31 and the Variations for Orchestra, Op. 30).
Ruth Crawford's String Quartet (1931) is "regarded as one of the finest modernist works of the genre" (Hisama 2001, p.4). The composition or piece is in four untitled movements.