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  • noun Plural form of quartet.

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Examples

  • The airport has a unisex hair salon, a health station, a pet relief area and an art program with permanent and changing artwork and occasional performances by woodwind and string quartets from the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.

    Memphis International Airport

  • These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with a river light, when you heard Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner of the stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat.

    The Stories of John Cheever

  • These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with river light, when you heard Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat.

    2007 April 15 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • These stories seem at times to be stories of a long-lost world when the city of New York was still filled with river light, when you heard Benny Goodman quartets from a radio in the corner stationery store, and when almost everybody wore a hat.

    ‘The Stories of John Cheever,’ a Titan Among Past Winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • His quartets are the ancestors of every string quartet written since then.

    "Inspirations"

  • His quartets are the ancestors of every string quartet written since then.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • When you hear a piece like the last movement of one of his later string quartets, which is called the Grosso Fugue, I mean it's so avant-garde and so traumatized and it's filled with strife and conflict.

    Symphonic Forensics: Alsop's 'CSI Beethoven'

  • He used this tune later in one of his string quartets, which is known, in fact, as the Emperor string quartet.

    'Bird's Nest' Ballads: Olympic National Anthems

  • When you hear a piece like the last movement of one of his later string quartets, which is called the Grosso Fugue, I mean it's so avant-garde and so traumatized and it's filled with strife and conflict.

    Symphonic Forensics: Alsop's 'CSI Beethoven'

  • Although nearly every one of his quartets is a remarkable work in its own right, the fact is that they weren't conceived as individual works.

    DownWithTyranny!

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