sestetto

sestetto

(sɛˈstɛtəʊ)
n
(Music, other) another name for sestet3, sextet1
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While the Austrian composer wrote the Sinfonia, his only complete surviving work in this genre, on his return from Paris and Mannheim in 1779, a Grande Sestetto Concertante after the Sinfonia by an unknown arranger was published by Sigmund Anton Steiner in 1808, with all six parts divided equally among the six players, and not presented as soloists with accompaniment: a fine example of musicianship and virtuosity.
The performance of "l'americano" by Carosone e il suo sestetto in the film Toto, Peppino e le fanatiche (1958) can be viewed on Youtube.
Divertimento ossia sestetto per flauto, violino, due viole, violoncello e pianoforte.