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Synonyms for sextet

a musical composition written for six performers

the cardinal number that is the sum of five and one

six performers or singers who perform together

a set of six similar things considered as a unit

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six people considered as a unit

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The 8th round of talks between Iran and the Sextet began on Tuesday this week in Vienna with a round of talks among the deputies of Zarif, Kerry and Ashton, followed by a round of talks between the Iranian and US technicians.
The sextet that Paul has formed and is writing new pieces for, features Jazzlines Fellow Percy Pursglove on trumpet, Mike Fletcher on alto saxophone, Mike Hurley on piano, Chris Mapp on bass and Mark Sanders on drums.
The sextet features keyboardist Newhart, who is studying for his master's degree in music at the University of Oregon, plus Adam Harris on saxophone, Tony Glausi on trumpet, Eddie Bond on guitar, Sean Peterson on bass and Adam Carlson on drums.
SIX OF THE BEST: Kenilworth Golf Club's sextet who won Best Visiting Team at Broadstsone.
The evening will feature offbeat compositions, performed with zest and spontaneity by Stu's brilliantly orchestrated sextet - Brian Molley - Tenor Sax; Martin Kershaw - Clarinet; Tom MacNiven - trumpet; Tom Gibbs - piano, Ray Percy - double bass and Stu Brown on drums.
Although the Sextet is one of those works on which she later wrote 'Not worth performing', it's hard to imagine that she would not have eventually relented were an opportunity for performance to be supplied.
A string sextet signals a transition to compositional mature superstardom.
STEVE COOMBE 6TET Dempsey's Irish Bar, Cardiff Tel: 029 2028 2024 Multi-instrumentalist Steve toured Australia and Europe last year and his latest project is this sextet.
Purveyors of psyche-tinged rock 'n' roll, the sextet showed plenty of promise but at times failed to convince.
Schmazz are offering a pair of access all area passes for the Graeme Stephen Sextet.
He came to prominence in London in the late '60s pursuing a wide range of projects with his sextet and 50-piece ensemble Centipede.
The draw for longtime fans is the inclusion of three previously unheard tracks that Rawls cut with Texas tenorman Curtis Amy's sextet.
Themed around the sextet of cities in which Dada was manifest to varying degrees (Zurich, Berlin, Hanover, Cologne, New York, and Paris), this complex and compelling show features a myriad of painters, poets and provocateurs.
Richard Strauss: Rosenkavalier Waltzes; Burleske; Capriccio Sextet.
Ensemble of St Luke's (Philharmonic Hall, 0151-709 3789) Thursday, 1pm A lunchtime concert of music by Mozart featuring a sextet of players from the Liverpool Phil