An orchestra consisting only of bowed string instruments of the violin family.
More example sentences
- Its unusual scoring features a piano and string quartet against a string orchestra.
- The work is scored for strings (both a string orchestra and a quartet, spatially separated), vibraphones, celesta, bells, and harp.
- Steger gives us five varied concerti on four instruments, and the string orchestra have two to themselves.
Definition of string orchestra in:
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