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Survey - Quartets & Quintets

Key to instrument format: -

oct octave guitar in E(mi)
alt alto guitar in B(ti) - (5th above tenor)
rqt requinto in A(la) - (4th above tenor)
treble treble - as requinto in pitch but larger in scale and using 'terz' strings
gtr standard tenor guitar in E(mi)
bassB bass guitar in B(ti) - (Niibori - 4th below tenor)
BassA bass guitar in A(la) - (5th below tenor)
bass standard bass guitar in E(mi) - 1 octave below the tenor
contrabass same pitch as bass - scored in treble clef
e-gtr electric guitar
e-bass electric bass

Quartets


Americas

  1. Alexandria Guitar Quartet - U.S.A. (2 gtr,  1 (7)-string, 1 rqto, 1 bass)
  2. Del Alma Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  3. Aurora Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  4. Austin Bella Corda -USA (4 gtr)
  5. Bluegrass Guitar Ensemble - USA (4 gtr)
  6. Brazilian Guitar Quartet - Brazil (4 gtr)
  7. Brouwer Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  8. California State University Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  9. Canadian Guitar Quartet - Hull, QC, Canada (??)
  10. Cedar and Spruce Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr - some steel and/or banjo)
  11. Chilean Guitar Quartet - Chile (4 gtr)
  12. Cuarteto Contemporaneo de guitarras - El Salvador (4 gtr)
  13. Cuarteto Mijares - Cuba (2 rqt, 2 gtr as well as small percussion (claves cubanas, maracas, cencerro))
  14. Cuarteto Rosario - Argentina (4 gtr)
  15. Cuarteto "Xallapan" - México (4 gtr)
  16. E.L.M.A. Guitar Quartet - Puerto Rico (2 rqt,1 gtr,1 bass )
  17. 1 East Guitar Quartet - USA - (4 gtr)
  18. Festival of Four - USA (Spain, Chile,Czech) (2 gtr, flute,mandoline)
  19. Georgia Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr )
  20. Grand Rapids Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  21. Los Angeles Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  22. "Jos Reyna" Guitar Quartet - Venezuela. (4 gtr)
  23. Minneapolis Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  24. Mississippi Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  25. MTSU Guitar Quartet  USA (4 gtr)
  26. New York Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  27. New West Guitar Quartet - USA (4 e-gtr)
  28. Oregon Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  29. Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet  - Brasil (4 gtr)
  30. Ringwood Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr, sometimes with violin and cello)
  31. San Francisco Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  32. Santa Fe Guitar Quartet - Argentina (3 gtr, contrabass)
  33. Southeastern Guitar Ensemble (Louisiana University) - USA (4 gtr)
  34. Tantalus Quartet - USA (4 gtr)
  35. Texas Guitar Quartet - San Antonio, Tejas, USA (4 gtr)
  36. Tule - México (1 bass, 1 gtr, 1 drums. 1 voice)
  37. Ensemble de Guitarras de la UANL - México (4 gtr)
  38. El Cuarteto - Las Guitarras de Uruguay - Uruguay (4 gtr)
  39. Vancouver Guitar Quartet - Canada (4 gtr)
  40. Yorktown High School Guitar Quartet - USA (4 gtr)


Asia

  1. Four Angels - China (4 gtr)
  2. Hong Kong Guitar Quartet - Hong Kong, China (4 gtr)
  3. Guitar Ensemble from the Hong Kong Academy for performing Arts- Hong Kong (gtrquartets)
  4. Kasilag Guitar Quartet - Philippines (4 gtr)
  5. Niibori Guitar Ladies Quartet  - Japan (4 gtr)
  6. Seoul Guitar Quartet - South Korea (4 gtr)
  7. Tokyo Guitar Quartet - Japan (4 gtr)


Australasia

  1. Guitar Trek (Canberra Institute of the Arts) - Australia (1 treble, 1 gtr, 1 bassB, 1 contrabass)
  2. Melbourne Guitar Quartet - Australia (oct, treble, gtr, bassA, bass)
  3. New Zealand Guitar Quartet - New Zealand (4 gtr)
  4. Northern Territory University Guitar Quartet - Australia (4 gtr)
  5. Saffire Guitar Quartet - Australia (3 gtr, 8-string gtr)
  6. University of Western Australia Guitar Quartet - Australia (4 gtr)
  7. Western Australia Conservatorium Classic Guitar Quartet - Australia (4 gtr)


Europe

  1. Aleph Guitarren Quartett - Germany (4 gtr)
  2. Amsterdam Guitar Quartet - Holland(4 gtr)
  3. Cuarteto Apasionado - Germany (4gtr)
  4. Aquarelle Guitar Quartet - UK (4 gtr)
  5. Aragon Guitar Quartet - England (4 gtr)
  6. Baltic Guitar Quartet - Lithuania (4 gtr)
  7. Barcelona-4-Guitars - Spain (4 gtr)
  8. Barrios Guitar Quartet- Germany  (4 gtr)
  9. Camerata Tedesco - Spain - (4 gtr)
  10. Quartetto Chitarristico - Italy(4 gtr)
  11. Consonance - Russia (4 gtr)
  12. Corona Guitar Quartet - Denmark (4 gtr)
  13. Dublin Guitar Quartet - Ireland (4gtr)
  14. Emerald Guitar Quartet - UK (4 gtr)
  15. Encuentro - Holland (4 gtr)
  16. Entrequatre - Asturias, Spain (4 gtr)
  17. English Guitar Quartet - UK (treble, 2 gtr, bass)
  18. Ensemble XXI - Spain (10 + gtr, with several orchestral instruments eg violins, cellos, clarinet, flutes, trumpets etc)
  19. Eon Guitar Quartet - Italy (4 gtr)
  20. Eos Guitar Quartet - Switzerland (4 gtr)
  21. Epika Guitar Quartet - Bulgaria (4 gtr)
  22. Fandango Guitar Quartet - Hungrary (4 gtr)
  23. Frangiskos Leontaritis Guitar Quartett - Greece (4 gtr)
  24. Guitars A Quattro - Switzerland (3 gtr, bass / 4 gtr)
  25. Guitar4mation - Austria (4 gtr)
  26. The Hague Guitar Quartet - Holland (4 gtr)
  27. Cassalla Gitarrenquartett - Germany (4 gtr)
  28. Naildance Quartet - Holland (4 gtr)
  29. Nordic Guitar Quartet - Denmark (4 gtr)
  30. OLE Guitar Quartet - Cambridge, UK (4 gtr)
  31. Opera Nova - Italy (4 gtr)
  32. Prague Quartet - Czech Republic (4 gtr)
  33. Roberto Fabri Guitar Quartet - Italy (4 gtr)
  34. Romeros Guitar Quartet - Spain (4 gtr)
  35. Salzburger Guitarrenquartett - Austria (4 gtr)
  36. Quartetto Santorsola - Italy (alt, 2 gtr, 1 8-string gtr)
  37. Scottish Guitar Quartet - Scotland (4 gtr)
  38. Segovia Guitar Quartet - The Netherlands(4 gtr)
  39. Spanish Art Guitar Quartet - Germany (4 gtr)
  40. Tanagra Guitar Quartet - France (4 gtr)
  41. Cuarteto Terpsicore - Spain (4 gtr)
  42. Tetra Guitar Quartet - UK (4 gtr)
  43. Quartetto Torres - Italy (4 gtr)
  44. Die Vielsaitigen - Austria (4 gtr)
  45. York Guitar Quartet - UK (rqt,2 gtr, bass)
  46. Zagreb Guitar Quartet - Croatia (3 gtr, 1 seven-string gtr; sometimes oct or terz)

Quintets

Américas

  1. Washington Guitar Quintet USA (5 gtr)
  2. Limprock - Chile (2 gtr, 1 bass, vocalist, drums)
  3. El Ensamble Clásico de Guitarras de la Universidad Veracruzana - México (5 gtr)

Asia

  1. Hong Kong Guitar Quintet - Hong Kong, China (5 gtr)

Australasia

  1. Guitar Trek - Australia (Canberra Institute of the Arts) (1rqt, 2 gtr, 1 bassB, 1 contrabass)

Europe

  1. Guitarissima - Germany (oct, 3 gtr, bass)

 

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