String Quartet Alt ernative. Title Quatuor à cordes Name Translations Streichquartett F-Dur; 弦楽四重奏曲; Quatuor à cordes en fa majeur; Cuarteto para cuerdas; quartetto per archi; Quartet de corda en fa major: Name Aliases Cuarteto en Fa Mayor de Ravel; String Quartet in F Major: Authorities. String Quartet in F Major, Maurice Ravel is best known as a brilliant composer in two media: the orchestra and the piano (for one, two, four and even five hands). He was amazingly adept at transcribing music from one medium to the other yielding two versions of the same music, one with immense space and color, the other with a finely etched clarity and intimacy, both with the same essential musical . F major Movements/Sections Mov'ts/Sec's: 4 movements: Allegro moderato (F major) Assez vif, très rythmé (A minor) Très lent (B ♭ major) Vif et agité (F major) Year/Date of Composition Y/D of Comp. –03 First Perf ormance. in Paris The Heymann Quartet First Pub lication. (G. Astruc), (Durand) DedicationAlternative. Title: Quatuor à cordes.