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Definition of the noun quintette
What does quintette mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: quintettes
- five performers or singers who perform together
- a set of five similar things considered as a unit
- five people considered as a unit
- a musical composition for five performers
Alternative definition of the noun quintette
- [alternative spelling of, quintet] A composition for five voices or instruments; also, the set of five persons who sing or play five-part music.
Quintette a.k.a. Quintette, California: Quintette is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located 12 miles north-northwest of Pollock Pines, at an elevation of 4049 feet.
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Annual Meeting of the Year ...
The piano quintette is the least objectionable combination, for we here have one tonal mass set up against another. As the number of strings is diminished this balance is disturbed, until, in the sonatas for piano and violin, for example, we have ...
Santa Fe Employes' Magazine (1909)
The quintette is a winner and can bank on the support of its friends. The following well merited promotions have been made in the car department: G. S. Weiler has been appointed foreman of the car department ; W. E. Paterson, foreman of the ...
by John S. Davis
QUINTETTE DE HOT CLUB DE FRANCE. A jazz group affiliated with the popular 1930s French jazz club, the Hot Club de France. Violinist Stéphane Grappelli and guitarist Django Reinhardt played prominent roles in the creation of the group, ...
by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey
and Django Reinhardt leading the Quintette du Hot Club ...
Revised and Expanded Edition by Stanley M. Burgess, Eduard M. van der Maas
Smith, Paul Rader, and the “Cleveland Coloured Gospel Quintette.” Campaigns were held in many other cities, including Chicago, Ottawa (where more than 12,000 ...
by Paul Zollo
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An Encyclopædia, or Dictionary of Music ... With upwards of two hundred engraved examples, the whole compiled from the most celebrated foreign and English authorities, interspersed with observations critical and explanatory (1825)
by John Feltham DANNELEY
QUINTETTE, or QUINTETTO, see Quintet. QUINT FAGOTT, see Dolcian and Fagott.
Capricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)
(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield
kitchenette, Lafayette, layette, leatherette, lorgnette, lunette, maisonnette, Marie Antoinette, midinette, mignonette, moquette, novelette, oubliette, palette, parquette, pipette, planchette, poussette, quartette, quintette, rosette, E SOUNDS 139.
by John Feltham Danneley
QUINTETTE, or QUINTETTO, see Quintet. QUINT FAGOTT, see Dolcian and Fagott. QUINTOLE, a group of five notes of the same value; as expressed in Ex. 142. QUINTUS, see Quintade. QUIRE, or CHOIR, a chorus or body of singers ; that ...
English spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)
by James Stormonth
quintette. raptorious. protoplasm. pygmy. quintette rareness. protoplasma. pigmy. quintin. rarity.
Based on the Foundation Laid by Noah Webster and Other Lexicographers
Also quintette, quintette, nnin til-lion (-til'yun), n. in the quin-ш iion Frent.h gystem of enumeration, followed in the United States, a thousand quadrillions ; in the English system, a million raised to the fifth power, expressed by a unit followed by ...
by William Nicholson
quintette is music in five parts. A sutetto is music in six parts. An overture is either incidental or periodical ; the former relates to those rich pieces, for a full orchestra, usually preceding the representation of musical entertainments ; the latter ...
Va Quinnipiack, Conn Quinns, Miss Quinn, Oregon Quinns River Valley, Nev Quintette, Fla ...
Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck
Also quintette, quintette. quintlllion (kwin-til'yun), n. in the French system of enumeration, followed in the United ...
by John Michael Cooper
quintette, quintuor; Ger., Quintett; It., quintetto; Sp., quinteto.) Generally, an ensemble of five solo performers or a composition written for it.
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Scrabble value of Q10U1I1N1T1E1T1T1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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