Bath County Rhapsody (for piano and string quartet)
(for 2 violins, viola, cello and piano)
13 minutes (approximately)
chamber music, Kammermusik [G], Musique de chambre [F], Musica da camera [I]—"Classical Music" for a small ensemble, generally 8 or fewer players with a canonical emphasis on 3-6 players
piano quintet—ensemble (work) for string quartet plus piano. One of the most grand chamber music forms. For an extra rich sound, some piano quintets omit the 2nd violin and add a bass comprising the complete four-part string section of the orchestra.
quintet, quintette [F], quintett [G], quintetto [I]—an ensemble / work for 5 players, the typical examples being string quintet (with second viola or cello), piano quintet or woodwind quintet
Rhapsody, rapsodie [F], rapsodic, rapsodico [I]—a free structure, a flight of fancy, typically featuring a wide range of moods, expressions and colors. Often features a recurring theme(s) and an episodic form.
with thinking heart and feeling mind, I'll embody your muse, thy soul divine