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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition written for seven performers; Seven people considered as a unit; A set of seven similar things considered as a unit; Seven performers or singers who perform together.

Usage examples (4)
  • If a quartette were assembled, -- and many times the musical party was enlarged to a quintette or a septette, -- an adjournment was necessary to a room less crowded, but...
  • Tender passages occurred here and there all the same, and Weinlich, to whom I had already shown the beginning of my work on my return to Leipzig, praised me for the clearness...
  • A septette for the dead queen
  • And at night the septette of Beethoven, for more
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