- an orchestra consisting only of violins, violas, cellos, and double basses
Example Sentences Including 'string orchestra'
Background The school was founded in 1512. There is a jazz band, string orchestra and drama productions.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
Champagne was served and a string orchestra played: I cannot think how she got the money.
Kremer adds his own spin to the piece by expanding the instrumentation to embrace a string orchestra as well.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
The witty, melodic piece for string orchestra reveals the composer's lighter side and is a collection of authentic Hungarian dances.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
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