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us: String ensembles


  • Here are entered compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for ten or more solo bowed stringed instruments of various types and collections of compositions in several forms or types for various numbers or combinations of solo bowed stringed instruments. Compositions for ten or more of the same bowed stringed instrument and collections for various numbers of the same bowed stringed instrument are entered under [Viol ensembles; Cello ensembles,] and similar headings.
  • When used for an accompanying ensemble in headings with medium of performance, the term "string ensemble" stands for two or more bowed stringed instruments.

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    • us: Bowed stringed instrument ensembles
    • us: String instrument ensembles
    • us: Stringed instrument ensembles
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  • General Notes

    • Here are entered compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for ten or more solo bowed stringed instruments of various types and collections of compositions in several forms or types for various numbers or combinations of solo bowed stringed instruments. Compositions for ten or more of the same bowed stringed instrument and collections for various numbers of the same bowed stringed instrument are entered under [Viol ensembles; Cello ensembles,] and similar headings.
    • When used for an accompanying ensemble in headings with medium of performance, the term "string ensemble" stands for two or more bowed stringed instruments.
  • Editorial Notes

    • headings for forms and types of music that include "string ensemble" and headings with medium of performance that include "string ensemble"
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Instrumental ensembles]
  • Change Notes

    • 2003-01-22: new
    • 2013-04-17: revised
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