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Can anyone help me find this soft string orchestra piece?

The piece is "The Lark Ascending" by Ralph Vaughan William (1872-1958). It was inspired by a poem of the same name by George Meredith and originally composed for violin and piano in 1914. ...
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Looking for Classical/Romantic Music that used a String Quartet/Quintet with a Lute/Guitar

You may find this book helpful: Annala, Hannu, and Heiki Mätlik. 2007. Handbook of guitar and lute composers. Pacific, MO: Mel Bay. It appears to be available as an ebook, which would facilitate ...
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Looking for Classical/Romantic Music that used a String Quartet/Quintet with a Lute/Guitar

The best known guitar quintets are the four written by Luigi Boccherini. There are several others listed at the Petrucci Music Library.
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Unusual string quartets

Since neither Ferdinand Ries nor George Onslow (both born in 1784) can be said to be well-known, their quartets may not qualify. Nevertheless, I suggest that you check them out. The Schuppanzigh ...
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Unusual string quartets

Bloch! Bloch! Bloch! His 2nd SQ, written in a flurry after the release of WWII ending, is so intense! His 1st, 30 Years earlier is also excellent. His last 3 are less emotional and thusly a ...
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Unusual string quartets

Some composers who composed string quartets but are more famous in other genres: John Adams; Anton Arensky; Franz Berwald; Alban Berg; Ernest Chausson; Frederick Delius; Gabriel Fauré (thanks, badjohn)...
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Unusual string quartets

Elgar’s e Minor is very good. You could also check out Britten’s. It certainly echos Beethoven tremendously. Never did D Major sound so good either. https://youtu.be/SdKcOm_3VJU
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