Origin of string quartet
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This fact has been the cause of many so-called transcriptions of orchestral or string-quartet music for the organ.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for string quartet
Culture definitions for string quartet
A musical group that includes two violins, a viola, and a cello. The term also refers to a composition written for these four instruments. Many composers, notably Franz Josef Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Ludwig van Beethoven, have written string quartets.