piano quartet

noun

: a musical composition written for piano, violin, viola, and cello
also : an ensemble consisting of these instruments

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of piano quartet was in 1837

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“Piano quartet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/piano%20quartet. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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