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us: String quartets


  • Here are entered musical compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for 2 violins, viola and cello and collections of compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for various combinations of four bowed stringed instruments. Compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for combinations of four specific stringed instruments other than 2 violins, viola and cello are entered under this heading followed by the instruments in score order.
  • Works about the string quartet as a musical form are entered under [String quartet.] Works about ensembles that perform string quartets are entered under [String quartets (Musical groups).]
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  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Quartets, String
    • us: String quartets (Violins (2), viola, cello)
  • Use For

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • LC Classification

    • M450-M454
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered musical compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for 2 violins, viola and cello and collections of compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for various combinations of four bowed stringed instruments. Compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for combinations of four specific stringed instruments other than 2 violins, viola and cello are entered under this heading followed by the instruments in score order.
    • Works about the string quartet as a musical form are entered under [String quartet.] Works about ensembles that perform string quartets are entered under [String quartets (Musical groups).]
  • Editorial Notes

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

    • Notes under [Chamber music; Quartets; Sonatas; String quartet]
  • Change Notes

    • 2002-12-18: new
    • 2013-04-18: revised
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