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Origin of quartet
Examples from the Web for quartet
And he, like the other men in the quartet of so-called “sure things,” delivers a stunning, awards-worthy performance in his film.
One outside-the-boxer posted the sheet music for Take 5, composed by Paul Desmond and performed by The Dave Brubeck Quartet.Most Creative ‘Net Neutrality’ Comments on the FCC Website|Abby Haglage|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The quartet is presented with a pitcher of syrup, which the waiter advises we apply “temperately, but not timidly.”
Greengrass told the quartet they had the parts at Shutters Hotel in Santa Monica.
The quartet noticed that island activity lessened that autumn (Japan surrendered on August 15) but refused to acknowledge defeat.
At last, however, he called on the Liederkranz again, and a quartet sang a German song and then an encore.Jimmie Higgins|Upton Sinclair
The Quartet is marked by all the brightness and incident which made 'Dab Kinzer' such a favorite with the boys.Queer Stories for Boys and Girls|Edward Eggleston
The music is a quartet, beginning with Faust's "Prenez mon bras un moment" (Pray lean upon mine arm).The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
The quartet just mentioned is one of the finest instances of the quality and extent of Mozart's genius.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 3 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
At this time Moscheles was a regular listener at the quartet performances at Schuppanzighs.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume II (of 3)|Alexander Wheelock Thayer
Word Origin for quartet
1773, "musical composition for four instruments or voices," from French quartette, from Italian quartetto, diminutive of quarto "fourth," from Latin quartus "fourth" (see quart). Meaning "set of four singers or musical performers" is from 1814.
A group of four musicians or singers; also, a piece of music for four instruments or voices.