string quartet

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string quartet

n.
1. An ensemble of four musicians playing stringed instruments, usually two violins, a viola, and a cello.
2. A composition for such a group.

string quartet

n
1. (Classical Music) an instrumental ensemble consisting of two violins, one viola, and one cello
2. (Classical Music) a piece of music written for such a group, usually having the form and commonest features of a sonata

string′ quartet′


n.
1. a musical composition for four stringed instruments, typically two violins, viola, and cello.
2. the musicians performing string quartets.
[1870–75]
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Noun1.string quartet - an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cellostring quartet - an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello
quartette, quartet - four performers or singers who perform together
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string quartet

nquartetto d'archi