Definition of Octett

1. Noun. (rare) (alternative spelling of octet) ¹



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Definition of Octett

1. octet [n -S] - See also: octet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octett

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octavos
octavus
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octene
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octeract
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octet
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octett (current term)
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octi-
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octitol
octitols

Literary usage of Octett

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1. The Musical World (1882)
"On the Monday following, an octett in A for violins, violas, and violoncellos, ... Though very unequal, this octett is full of primitive charm, ..."

2. Musical Composers and Their Works: For the Use of Schools and Students in Music by Sarah Tytler (1875)
"... Tuesday, the Societe des Beaux Arts ; Wednesday, my octett at the Abbe ... and, lastly, onMonday—laugh if you choose —my octett is to be performed in a ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1880)
"4) and Mendelssohn's edition of the scherzo from his octett in Eb (op. ... Op. 4, string quintett (two violins'), arranged from the octett for wind ..."

4. Catalogue of Printed Music by William Barclay Squire (1909)
"Grosses octett . . . Op. 166. Arrangement für das Pianoforte zu vier Händen von S. Leitner ... octett.. .für Pianoforte zu 2 Händen übertragen von L. Stark. ..."

5. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"4) and Mendelssohn's edition of the scherzo from his octett in Eb (op. ... Op. 4, string quintett (two violins'!, arranged from the octett for wind ..."

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