Definition of String section

1. Noun. The section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments.

Exact synonyms: Strings
Generic synonyms: Section
Specialized synonyms: Violin Section

Lexicographical Neighbors of String Section

string distance
string distances
string ensemble
string hoppers
string instrument
string instruments
string line
string of beads
string of words
string orchestra
string orchestras
string out
string quartet
string quartets
string quartette
string section (current term)
string sedge
string sedges
string someone along
string theoretic
string theories
string theory
string tie
string together
string trimmer
string trimmers
string up

Literary usage of String section

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public School Orchestras and Bands by Glenn Howard Woods (1920)
"The string section is really the easiest section in the entire orchestra to get in tune, and, incidentally, the first section to get out of tune. ..."

2. Essentials in Conducting by Karl Wilson Gehrkens (1919)
"large m> ad? = (Actual pilch two = octaves higher.). Rang* of Wood Wind Section Range of Brass Wind Section Range of String' Section Range of Ent Orchestra ..."

3. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"... should "offer a dare" to an organ builder who has done more than others in the creation of new stops and tonal resources. Besides the string section, ..."

4. A Treatise on Harmony: With Exercises by Joseph Humfrey Anger (1912)
"The pianoforte under these circumstances, should be treated so as to represent, as far as possible, the string section of the orchestra; while, ..."

5. University Musical Encyclopedia by Louis Charles Elson (1912)
"... instinct of every player of the string section to produce tones in just intonation. It 13 therefore practically impossible to reduce all the instruments ..."

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