Strings

  • (noun): The section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments.
    Synonyms: string section

Some articles on strings, string:

Michael Angelo Batio - Equipment - Other Equipment
... Strings Batio uses Ernie Ball guitar strings, favouring the.009 to.042 models for soloing and most rhythm guitar parts while thicker gauge strings are used for detuned guitars ...
Harp Guitar
... as "A guitar, in any of its accepted forms, with any number of additional unstopped strings that can accommodate individual plucking." Additionally, in reference to these instruments ... an instrument must have at least one unfretted string lying off the main fretboard ... Further, the unfretted strings can be, and typically are, played as an open string ...
Georgi Tutev - Works
... orchestra (1959) Overtura da Requiem for orchestra (1963) Metamorphoses for 13 Strings (1966) Tempi Rithmizati for strings, piano and percussion (1968) Musica Concertante for strings, flute ...
Bandurria
... instrument by the 18th century, with five double courses of strings, tuned in fourths ... bandurrias of the Medieval period had three strings ... During the Renaissance they gained a fourth string ...
Examples - Expressive Power in Formal Language Theory
... Formal language theory mostly studies formalisms to describe sets of strings, such as context-free grammars and regular expressions ... describes a particular set of strings ... In this context, the expressive power of a formalism is the set of sets of strings its instances describe, and comparing expressive power is a matter of ...

Famous quotes containing the word strings:

    Until, accustomed to disappointments, you can let yourself rule and be ruled by these strings or emanations that connect everything together, you haven’t fully exorcised the demon of doubt that sets you in motion like a rocking horse that cannot stop rocking.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    Bow, stubborn knees, and heart, with strings of steel,
    Be soft as sinews of the new-born babe!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    How have you left the ancient love
    That bards of old enjoyed in you!
    The languid strings do scarcely move!
    The sound is forced, the notes are few!
    William Blake (1757–1827)