quartet

[ UK /kwɔːtˈɛt/ ]
[ US /kwɔɹˈtɛt/ ]
NOUN
  1. four people considered as a unit
    he joined a barbershop quartet
    the foursome teed off before 9 a.m.
  2. four performers or singers who perform together
  3. a set of four similar things considered as a unit
  4. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
  5. a musical composition for four performers
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How To Use quartet In A Sentence

  • Moving Houses was commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, but here it is played (in a revised version) by the frumpily named Ethel.
  • After too much airtime is devoted to the quartet's training, the contest itself throws up an unexpected hero. Times, Sunday Times
  • At this point, however, the quartet was wandering in a perfumed garden of psychedelic modishness, and all the better for it.
  • Contemporary British composer Nicolas Maw, no slouch at doing gnarly himself, was represented by "Music of Memory," a suite of mostly nontonal meditations built around a lyrical theme from a Mendelssohn string quartet that made several calming appearances during the piece. news | SH | http://www.heraldtribune.com
  • The straining bearers like a string quartet, taking the burden up in unison, at a nod from their leader?
  • A piano and stringed instruments were purchased and the family formed a string quartet.
  • There was rhythmic propulsion and vigor in the fast sections, yet the quartet never exaggerated the music's pulse.
  • Feldman scored it for an ensemble consisting of doubled woodwind quartet, brass septet, string quartet, and a trio of harp, piano, and vibraphone.
  • Barshai transcribed the Eighth Quartet for chamber orchestra under the composer's supervision.
  • It was all that the visiting quartet could do to avoid getting out their autograph books. Times, Sunday Times
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