List of string quartet ensembles

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This is a list of recognized string quartets (i.e. groups of musical performers), current or past, in alphabetical order. It does not include the names of musical quartet compositions.

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Aeolian[1] United Kingdom London 194? 1981
Afiara United States New York City 2006
Aiana United States San Diego 2007
Alani United Kingdom Bournemouth  ?
Alban Berg Austria Vienna 1971 2008
Alberni[2] United Kingdom Harlow 1968
ALEA Austria Graz 1988
Alexander United States San Francisco 1981
Allegri United Kingdom London 1953
Amadeus United Kingdom London 1947 1987
Amar Germany Frankfurt 1921 1929
Amar Switzerland Zürich 1987
Amaryllis Germany Berlin  ?
Amati Canada Saskatoon 2003
American SQ[3] United States New York City 1974
Amernet United States Miami 1991

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Britten, Benjamin (Jul 7, 2011). Letters from a Life Vol 1: 1923-39: Selected Letters and Diaries of Benjamin Britten. Faber & Faber. 
  2. ^ Parker, Mara (2011). String Quartets: A Research and Information Guide. Routledge. p. 472. 
  3. ^ Arnold Steinhardt.Indivisible by Four: A String Quartet in Pursuit of Harmony, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. p.76. ISBN 0-374-52700-8
  4. ^ Amphion String Quartet
  5. ^ Aron quartett (on the Danish Wikipedia)
  6. ^ Calder Quartet
  7. ^ Calidore String Quartet
  8. ^ Caprice Quartet
  9. ^ Carducci Quartet
  10. ^ Crystal Palace String Quartet
  11. ^ Doric String Quartet
  12. ^ Edinburgh Quartet
  13. ^ Elysian Quartet (archive from 5 March 2016, accessed 8 July 2016).
  14. ^ Emily Carr String Quartet
  15. ^ Huizenga, Tom. "The Emerson Quartet At (Le) Poisson Rouge". NPR.org. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  16. ^ Photo: Endres quartet on first of three acclaimed tours of Southern Africa
  17. ^ English String Quartet at AllMusic
  18. ^ Enso String Quartet
  19. ^ Entheos String Quartet
  20. ^ Harrington String Quartet
  21. ^ Heath Quartet
  22. ^ two tours of Southern Africa, 1971, 75
  23. ^ Hugo Wolf Quartet
  24. ^ Il Segreto String Quartet
  25. ^ Intermezzo Strings (Manila, Philippines
  26. ^ International String Quartet of Yucatan Archived July 15, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  27. ^ Jupiter String Quartet
  28. ^ Keller String Quartet
  29. ^ K-Q touring Southern Africa 1975
  30. ^ Kreutzer Quartet at AllMusic
  31. ^ Kuss String Quartet
  32. ^ Larchmere String Quartet
  33. ^ London Banqueting Ensemble String Quartet
  34. ^ "The London Haydn Quartet". Yale University. Retrieved 16 August 2015. 
  35. ^ Lydian String Quartet
  36. ^ Lux Aeterna String Quartet
  37. ^ Lux Aeterna String Quartet
  38. ^ Madras String Quartet
  39. ^ Mallette String Quartet
  40. ^ Manila String Machine
  41. ^ Meccore String Quartet
  42. ^ Квартет герцога Мекленбургского (Russian Wikipedia)
  43. ^ Schweitzer, Vivien (4 October 2011). "Borodin Glows in an Intimate Salon". The New York Times. 
  44. ^ New England String Quartet
  45. ^ Oberlin String Quartet
  46. ^ Parisii String Quartet
  47. ^ Pavao Quartet
  48. ^ Premiere String Quartet
  49. ^ Quartetto Bernini
  50. ^ Quartetto di Cremona
  51. ^ Quartetto Guadagnini
  52. ^ Royal String Quartet
  53. ^ Sage String Quartet
  54. ^ St. Charles String Quartet
  55. ^ SKAZ String Quartet
  56. ^ Solaris Quartet
  57. ^ Quatuor Stainer
  58. ^ String Fusion
  59. ^ Stolyarsky String Quartet
  60. ^ String Poets Quartet
  61. ^ Sweet Blends Music Ensemble
  62. ^ Testore Quartet
  63. ^ Tippett Quartet at AllMusic
  64. ^ Tyburn String Quartet
  65. ^ Tommasini, Anthony (22 January 2013). "A Champion of Dutch Composers Comes Ashore Without Much Flash". New York Times. Retrieved 9 August 2015. 
  66. ^ "Villiers Quartet Lunchtime Concert". University of Oxford. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  67. ^ Battey, Robert (21 March 2011). "The Vogler Quartet, an exhilarating musical experience". The Washington Post. 
  68. ^ Wihan Quartet
  • A. Eaglefield-Hull, A Dictionary of Modern Music and Musicians (Dent, London 1924) (pre-1924 entries)
  • R.D. Darrell, The Gramophone Shop Encyclopedia of Recorded Music (New York 1936)
  • J.R. Bennett, Smetana on 3000 Records (Oakwood Press, 1974)
  • E. Sackville-West and D. Shawe-Taylor, The Record Year 2 (Collins, London 1953)

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