Briefly describe the development of the string quartet. how would you | music appreciation
- Listen to the following selections (you will refer to these in your writing assignment):
String Quartet in E-Flat, No. 2 “Joke,” by Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in C Minor, by Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet No. 2, by Béla Bartók
Street Stuff, by Darrol Anger (Turtle Island String Quartet)
Briefly describe the development of the string quartet. How would you relate this chamber ensemble to modern performing groups such as the jazz quartet? Or to a rock ensemble? What are some of the similarities and differences? Refer to the listening examples in the Special Focus to support your conclusions.