Difference between nonet and quintet




  1. a set of five similar things considered as a unit
  2. a musical composition for five performers
  3. the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  4. five performers or singers who perform together
  5. five people considered as a unit


IT'S a little disconcerting to walk into a hotel room and find a quintet of young men all wearing slap which is far more expertly applied than your own.

Then as well we were treated to beautiful Mozart and Strauss music by a delightful quintet in traditional costume.

To get around this he would have only a double string quintet play during a very quiet flute or oboe solo.

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