Definition of Sextettes

1. sextette [n] - See also: sextette

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Literary usage of Sextettes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Music: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to the Art, Science, Technic and by William Smythe Babcock Mathews (1900)
"The secular and sacred duets, trios, quintettes and sextettes are not largely represented yearly. National or patriotic melodies might rank with them in ..."

2. The Mentor (1893)
"The majority unite in trios, quartettes, and sextettes, and seek to earn their living by concerting at public houses. What moral and physical dangers lurk ..."

3. Music (1900)
"The secular and sacred duets, trios, quintettes and sextettes are not largely represented yearly. National or patriotic melodies might rank with them in ..."

4. Recollections of an Old Musician by Thomas Ryan (1899)
"... and have given also special sets of concerts where only the most modern works, like the Brahms sextettes, Bruch, Goldmark, and Rubinstein, were played. ..."

5. Prof. H. Kling's Modern Orchestration and Instrumentation: Or, The Art of by Henri Kling (1905)
"... as well as Trios for Piano and two Stringed Instruments, should also be taken up and practised. After this Quartettes, Quintettes, sextettes, ..."

6. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes, Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith (1897)
"Until about a generation ago, church music in the United States was commonly supplied by both male and female voices joined in quartettes, sextettes, etc.; ..."

7. The Borzoi 1920: Being a Sort of Record of Five Years' Publishing by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc (1920)
"... inspiration from the audience, and the two great sextettes were rendered not unworthily. Miss Abbott fell into the spirit of the thing. ..."

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