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  • noun Plural form of sextet.

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Examples

  • Yet it was two superb sextets who made up the main order of business on the first night.

    A Last Weekend of Virtuosos and Visionaries

  • And Jeremy Sams has put together a vast tableau—with arias, duets, trios, quartets, even sextets, as well as substantial instrumental interludes, specifically French pieces written for dancers.

    Baroque and the Bard: Mash-Up at the Met

  • During quartets, quintets and sextets, the singers' movements are precisely choreographed to the rhythms of Rossini's intricate, fast-paced patter arias, to joyous effect.

    'La Cenerentola' Sparkles on the Paris Stage

  • Yet it was two superb sextets who made up the main order of business on the first night.

    A Last Weekend of Virtuosos and Visionaries

  • Lucia features one of the most beautifully written sextets of all time — well, after that time Bobby Brown joined the Backstreet Boys for a killer version of “I Want It That Way” at an Orlando Hard Rock.

    ICYMI: The Cheesiest Moment in Cinematic History | Best Week Ever

  • The FMP eventually organized 34 full symphony orchestras around the country — two in New York City alone — as well as chamber orchestras, concert bands, dance bands, and quartets, quintets, and sextets of all varieties.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • The FMP eventually organized 34 full symphony orchestras around the country — two in New York City alone — as well as chamber orchestras, concert bands, dance bands, and quartets, quintets, and sextets of all varieties.

    Funfair for the Common Man

  • Professional personnel were continually reshuffled to form 32 sextets.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Professional personnel were continually reshuffled to form 32 sextets.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • A practice which, I must say, allowed for sampling not just quartets, but sextets of scent.

    Archive 2008-10-01

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