Parent type: Orchestra

Definition: An orchestra consisting solely of a string section made up of the bowed strings used in Western Classical music. The instruments of such an orchestra are most often the following: the violin, the viola, the cello, and sometimes the double bass.


String Orchestra Ensembles

Name Creation
Lucerne Festival Strings 1955
English String Orchestra 1977
I Virtuosi Italiani 1978
Ensemble Resonanz 1993
Les Muffatti 1995