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sep·tet

also sep·tette  (sĕp-tĕt′)
n.
1. Music
a. A composition for seven voices or seven instruments.
b. A group of seven singers or seven instrumentalists.
2. A group of seven.

[German Septett, from Latin septem, seven; see septm̥ in Indo-European roots.]

septet

(sɛpˈtɛt) or

septette

n
1. (Music, other) music a group of seven singers or instrumentalists or a piece of music composed for such a group
2. a group of seven people or things
[C19: from German, from Latin septem seven]

sep•tet

(sɛpˈtɛt)

n.
1. any group of seven persons or things.
2. a company of seven singers or musicians.
3. a musical composition for a septet.
[1830–40; < German; see septi-, -et]

Septet, Septette

 a set of seven, 1886; seven infants at a birth.
Examples: septette of watercolours, 1907; a septette (a field of seven horses in racing), 1886.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.septet - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and oneseptet - the cardinal number that is the sum of six and one
digit, figure - one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration; "0 and 1 are digits"
2.septet - seven performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
3.septet - a set of seven similar things considered as a unit
set - a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
4.septet - seven people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
5.septet - a musical composition written for seven performers
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
Translations

septet

[sepˈtet] Nsepteto m

septet

, septette
nSeptett nt
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It features new routines and the acclaimed Tango Siempre septet recreating the lush, romantic sound of the great Argentinian orchestras of tango's golden age.
Backed by a top-flight septet, Butler and Fields whose credits include productions at Marriott, Drury Lane, Northlight, Goodman and Court theaters among others pair Broadway, jazz, gospel and blues tunes with insider tales and sassy banter.
Among his classy septet are last year's second and third, Highland Reel and Order Of St George, as well as multiple Group One scorer Winter, who has yet to run over a mile and a half and Irish Derby and St Leger hero Capri.
Among his classy septet are last year's second and third, Highland Reel and Order Of St George, d ge, Onew as well as multiple Group One scorer Winter, who has yet to run over a mile and a half and Irish Derby and St Leger hero Capri.
The manuscript of Merridale is held in the archives of Heritage Quay where the piece will be performed by a septet comprising clarinet, flute, violin, cello, viola, trombone and percussion.
Dancers will perform with a live septet of piano, voice, theremin, soprano sax, trombone, keyboard, and percussion.
Playing as a septet, with the addition of trumpet and violin, they delivered a two-hour set laden with their deliciously scabrous trademark stories rolled out on Moffat's two-in-the-morning drawl.
The on-track practice confirmed the belief that, after a few highly disappointing seasons on Tyneside, the good times are about to roar back to Byker, with the local septet putting in some impressive laps.
Each color leaps the little shadow plaguing the change as my room revolves through seven crowded hues, even taking a shot at Newton's ill-advised attempt to make a septet of the spectrum with the addition of indigo.
Staying true to the authentic feel but with a modern twist, Bliss leads a septet of fellow Goodman enthusiasts in a program of swing tunes by Goodman and other luminaries of the era at Macomb Center for the Performing Arts at Macomb Community College (Mich.
It is built on similar lines to the successful 2014 septet which finished fourth in the Premier League table and reached the play-offs and the final three jigsaw pieces have fitted in smoothly.
Of course, sexy, Bambam, the Thai member of the septet, suavely answered the question during their press conference at the Gateway Cinema 5.