Here’s some quartet trivia for you…

A traditional string trio is made up of one violin, one viola and one cello. If another instrument is added to a string trio, then the type of quartet takes on the name of the added instrument. A traditional string quartet consists of two violins, one viola and one cello, so it should technically be called a violin quartet. With Forte, we decided to add an oboe to the traditional string trio, making it an oboe quartet.


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