Definition of string orchestra in English:

string orchestra

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noun

  • An orchestra consisting only of string instruments of the violin family.
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    • 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.

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