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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.
Wolfgang Ruf, for example, suggests that both of Brahms's string sextets occupy a space between standard chamber genres and orchestral music ("Die zwei Sextette von Brahms--Eine analytische Studie" in Brahms-Analysen: Referate der Kieler Tagung 1983, ed.
The first one, "Sextette" [1978] will be screened on August 3rd.