string section


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Noun1.string section - the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instrumentsstring section - the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments
section - a division of an orchestra containing all instruments of the same class
violin section - the section of an orchestra that plays violins
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String section Guitar tutor Ross Baird with students Jennifer Gillespie, Ella Mackie, Anthony Pearson and Liam Easton
Because they then brought on a five-piece string section to do songs from their wonderfully bleak Christmas EP A Snowflake Fell (And It Felt Like A Kiss), including the glorious title track Cruel Moon and the sublime Please Come Back Home.
The orchestra's style and musical integrity are chiefly characterized by a string section known for its warmth and virtuosity, crafted under the leadership of a seasoned conductor.
The song is a master class in its atmospheric delivery as the addictive hook line finds its foundation within the string section of the arrangement and the iconic dholak beat picks up rhythmic pace.
A dazzling eight-piece band, including the famous string section, gives fresh life to all the ELO classics including Mr Blue Sky, Evil Woman, Livin'Thing, Wild West Hero and Don't Bring Me Down.
Tomorrow, 4pm-6pm, Centre of the Earth, Norman Street Jive Talkin' Backed by musicians, including a string section, this tribute band is fronted by Darren Simmons, his brother Gary and his son Jack, making for an unrivalled vocal harmony blend on such classics as Massachusetts, Words, Night Fever and Tragedy.
How about, therefore, a revamped version of Baa Baa Black Sheep accompanied by a string section! Or how about a punk rendition of Mary Had a Little Lamb!
This is obviously where the hearts of the orchestra's string section lie and in Mendelssohn's Symphony No 4, dubbed The Italian, there was plenty of precision and enjoyable interaction with the woodwinds and brass.
The opening song on this second album from London Grammar--Truth Is a Beautiful Thing--is, an ambitious, operatic piece titled "Rooting for You." Reid begins the journey a cappella, establishing her voice as the centerpiece of the album, and is then joined by a sweeping cinematic string section. These atmospheric tunes are emotional, mysterious, and full of longing.
With a sensational string section, a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience, why not come along and enjoy this incredible show which accurately reproduces the songs and sounds of a magical musical era?
ONLY CONNECT BBC2, 8.30pm Victoria Coren Mitchell returns with the quiz show as another batch of teams of three make connections between four things that may appear at first not to linked, hoping to succeed reigning champions the String Section. In the opening edition of the 12th series, London Underground enthusiasts the Tubers take on Shakespeare lovers the Bardophiles, with one set of clues consisting of Brownies, Michael Fagan, Freddie Krueger and Milk Tray Man.
Victoria Coren Mitchell returns with the quiz show as another batch of teams of three use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between four things that may appear at first not to be linked, hoping to succeed reigning champions the String Section.