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
heftig [G]—violent, impetuous
quartet, quatuor [F], quartett [G], quartetto [I]—ensemble or work for four players the most important examples being the string quartet and the piano quartet
satz [G]. sätzen [pl]—movement, i.e. a single movement. Usually applied to a single-movement work or one movement of a larger, incomplete work such as a symphony or chamber music work.
sehr [G]—very, much
string quartet, Streichquartett [G], quatuor à cordes [F], quartetto d'archi [I]—music for 2 violns, viola and cello as well as the ensemble itself; one of the essential genres / forms / ensembles of chamber music