Glossary Term:String Quartet

what is a string quartet
A group of four (4) musicians playing string instruments -- usually two (2) violins, a cello and a viola.

A string quartet is a group of four (4) musicians playing string instruments — usually two (2) violins, a cello and a viola.

This group may be hired to play during the wedding ceremony, beginning with the prelude until the wedding postlude.  The string quartet may also be hired to play background music during the wedding cocktail reception.

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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
string quartet (noun)
1.
a composition for string quartet
2.
a quartet of performers on stringed instruments usually including a first and second violin, a viola, and a cello
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