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Noun1.sextette - six performers or singers who perform together
musical group, musical organisation, musical organization - an organization of musicians who perform together
2.sextette - a set of six 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.sextette - six people considered as a unit
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
4.sextette - a musical composition written for six 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 ?
Cecil and Lucy turned up at four o'clock, and these, with little Minnie Beebe, made a somewhat lugubrious sextette upon the upper lawn for tea.
He turned down Bond around this time, claiming he was too young for the part and made several forgettable films instead, including Mary, Queen of Scots, Cromwell, and Sextette.
The startling prelude, the effervescent ensemble work of the first act, the gigantic sung waltz (Fete polonaise) at the start of the second, the barcarolle and sextette in the third, its witty musical allusions, and its overall brilliance simply cry out for revival.