[ UK /kwɔːtˈɛt/ ]
[ US /kwɔɹˈtɛt/ ]
[ US /kwɔɹˈtɛt/ ]
four people considered as a unit
he joined a barbershop quartet
the foursome teed off before 9 a.m.
- four performers or singers who perform together
- a set of four similar things considered as a unit
- the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one
- a musical composition for four performers
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