quintette


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quin·tet

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

[Probably from Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto, fifth, from Latin quīntus; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quintette - five performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
2.quintette - a set of five 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"
3.quintette - five people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
4.quintette - a musical composition for five performersquintette - a musical composition for five performers
musical composition, opus, piece of music, composition, piece - a musical work that has been created; "the composition is written in four movements"
References in classic literature ?
In the cuddy we were only five, but a more uneven quintette I defy you to convene.
Pour soprano, quintette a vent, quintette a cordes, percussion et bande (1981).
Smiling music by Taffanel (1844-1908), concluded - his Wind Quintette giving every player a chance to shine, but especially the flute, his speciality.
A noter que lors de la 2eme reunion du quintette convoquee, le 7 septembre 2015, par le Chef de l'Eetat et a laquelle ont pris part le chef du gouvernement, le president de l'assemblee des representants du peuple (ARP), le secretaire general de l'UGTT et la presidente de l'union tunisienne de l'industrie, du commerce et de l'artisanat (UTICA), un accord, qui sera signe fin septembre 2015, a ete convenu concernant les majorations salariales dans le secteur prive.
Trois ensembles prestigieux se relayeront chaque soir durant sept jours, on notera, entre autres, la participation de Benabdallah Yanis (Maroc), Lagha Hamadi (Tunisie), Ragaa Eldin (Egypte), l'orchestre symphonique de Saint Petersbourg (Russie), l'orchestre Lamoureux (France), l'orchestre de chambre de la bibliotheque d'Alexandrie (Egypte), la chorale de chambre de l'Institut superieur de Syrie, l'orchestre symphonique de Chine, l'orchestre de chambre du Theatre national de Prague (Tchequie), la quintette de [beaucoup moins que] Sinfonietta [beaucoup plus grand que] du Japon, l'orchestre symphonique tunisien- Les ferus de la musique symphonique pourront se delecter des passages de musiciens venus de differents pays.
So, it can be constructed only Frenet quintette on the curve [alpha](t).
A number of local and regional acts also will perform at Riverfest 2015, including Cherokee Maidens, O'Phil, KOPECKY, Carrie Nation & the Speakeasy, DJ Carbon, Big Red Horse, Brandon Lane Band, Tony Ngo, Corriander, Mountain Deer Revival, Adam Capps & The Dirt Road Drifters, DJ Tight Pants, Nouveau Quintette and many others.
We have a long history in the coal industry," the company said, noting that the first DISPATCH system installation in a coal operation occurred in 1983 at the Quintette mine in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia; before its 2000 closure, Quintette was one of the largest coal mines in the world.
Moreover, four more mines are permitted (Bonanza Ledge, Treasure Mountain, Quintette and now Kitsault), and seven major expansions of existing mines have been completed.
13) The first part of the entertainment began with a Military Quintette, "The Captain and Private" (with Burney, Wood, Henson, Charles, and Rihll), followed by four individual songs, one humorous duet "Our Dear Little Y.
1; Lato/Kukurba: Sat(Time); Patrice Caratini: Passages pour quintette de cuivres; Trad.