string quartet love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

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  • n. a group of four musicians playing string instruments, usually two violins, a viola and a cello
  • n. a musical composition for such a group

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instrumental quartet with 2 violins and a viola and a cello


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  • Yet the three musical recordings she had posted were of her playing the Intro and Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saëns, the Bartok string quartet No. 5, and the Brahms string quartet No. 2—well-performed, professional pieces suggesting that the violinist in question would like to be taken seriously.

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