string section


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the section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments

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With a sensational string section, a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience, why not come along and enjoy this incredible show which accurately reproduces the songs and sounds of a magical musical era?
30pm Victoria Coren Mitchell returns with the quiz show as another batch of teams of three make connections between four things that may appear at first not to be linked, hoping to succeed reigning champions the String Section.
Victoria Coren Mitchell returns with the quiz show as another batch of teams of three use patience, lateral thinking and sheer inspiration to make connections between four things that may appear at first not to be linked, hoping to succeed reigning champions the String Section.
STRING SECTION Henrik and Hannah get ready, the string linking her tooth to the sticks Pa-cUssionisT Dad Henrik FOUR-SORE RHYTHM The sticks are moving fast enough and wee Hannah feels the tug
Soul singer Joss Stone performed 'A Taste of Honey,' accompanied by a full string section, while Ian Broudie of The Lightning Seeds sang 'Do You Want to Know a Secret?
A minute or so into the show there is a danger of him losing the mainstream audience who think the sight of a string section playing a classical piece is enough to reach for the remote control, so little wonder a burst of Lady Gaga is thrown into the mix to bring them back.
Their ethereal electronica proved perfect for the setting, with the help of a string section and raft of backing singers.
Now, after 500 performances, our producers have told us and our union that in order to cut costs they will chop our string section in half, releasing five musicians and "replacing" them with a synthesiser piped in from another room.
Summary: BEITEDDINE: As the string section of the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra sawed out the swooning,heat-soaked melody of George Gershwin's "Summertime," a honeyed, ululating, apparently disembodied voice began to sing the words.
Williams, who is at number two in the charts with latest single Bodies, was previewing tracks from forthcoming album Reality Killed the Video Star, as well as classic tracks, accompanied by a string section, horn section and a full band.
Backed by a pianist, string section and a tuxedo-clad choir, Boyle appeared in a black gown with her hair straightened for her US TV appearance.
The hip-hop star, who teamed up with Beyonce for her worldwide smash hit 'Crazy In Love' and '03 Bonnie and Clyde', is also planning to fly in a huge string section and orchestra for the Hyde Park concert.
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra performs rock-opera style, incorporating three electric guitars, two keyboardists and a seven-piece string section, with a bass player and a drummer to deliver its music.
Evanescence, The Open Door (Wind-up) Raven-haired rock drama queen Amy Lee and new guitarist and cowriter Terry Balsamo temper darkness, raw emotion, and scarier lyrical fare with graceful embellishment from a full choir and string section.
12), he wrote the performance was "lifeless" due to inadequate volume from the string section.