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also sep·tette  (sĕp-tĕt′)
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.]


(sɛpˈtɛt) or


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]



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"


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30pm: Julian Arguelles Septet at Broadgate 5-7pm: Arun Ghost at The Belgrade Theatre, Belgrade Plaza 8-11.
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.
The Julian Bliss Jazz Septet The versatile clarinettist makes his second appearance at the festival, this time with his jazz septet to journey through the rich world of Latin American music.
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Mullins, matching Nicky Henderson's septet of 2012, said: "Everyone is running on adrenaline at the moment.
Six of the septet rode for the side last season - Lewis Kerr, Ludvig Lindgren, Lewis Rose, Simon Nielsen, Anton Rosen and Henry - while Steve Worrall, who enjoyed a very successful campaign with the all-conquering Edinburgh Monarchs in 2014, rode for the Diamonds in the previous two seasons.
According to The Independent, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes and the Neville brothers, Gary and Phil, are believed to be involved in the talks and the septet will front a bid that would come with significant financial backing from the Middle East.
Marco Fu and Ryan Day are 9-1 shots with Dominic Dale 16-1 outsider of the septet.
Before they jet off to perform their final dates in Australia, the septet are stopping off at London's Hammersmith Apollo for one night only.
PICTURE : Jayan Orma By Salman Siddiqui/Staff Reporter The Septet A large number of classical music fans turned up at the Museum of Islamic Art yesterday to attend a free concert given by Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, which performed Beethoven's popular music piece .
What: A Tribute to Herbie Hancock featuring The Yisrael Septet -The Neo Jazz School of Music presents its second fundraising installment with a Tribute to Herbie Hancock.