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English definition of “string quartet”

string quartet

noun [C]    
a group of four instruments with strings that play together: A string quartet consists of two violins , a viola , and a cello .Groups of musicians a piece of music written for such a group : Haydn's works include 84 string quartets .Musical pieces
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