Definition of String section
1. Noun. The section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments.
Lexicographical Neighbors of String Section
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 ..."