Origin of quintet
Examples from the Web for quintet
But even if they fail at that, beating this quintet would make for a huge silver lining.
Upon Googling pictures of this quintet, you will begin debating with your friends over who is the most attractive band member.One Direction Is a Boy Band That Proves You Can Be Both Famous and Unknown|Kevin Fallon|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Brubeck and his quintet hit the road in 1954, touring American colleges and universities.
Snowe, who won her 2006 race with an astonishing 74 percent of the vote, is the most liberal of the quintet.
Twice we had been in a position to add the third and final victory, and twice the Bellevue quintet had dashed our hopes.Fore!|Charles Emmett Van Loan
Madame Schumann played finely in Mendelssohn's quintet, and a trio of Beethoven's.George Eliot's Life, Vol. III (of 3)|George Eliot
Early copies of the trio and quintet were sent out, however, and the works were publicly performed from them in December, 1882.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2)|Florence May
According to Wagner's directions, the curtain goes down after this quintet, but the music continues until the scene is changed.Chopin and Other Musical Essays|Henry T. Finck
The pathos of this quintet, admirably expressive of the text, cannot be praised too highly.Dr. Arne and Rule, Britannia|William Hayman Cummings
Word Origin for quintet
1811, "composition for five voices," from Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto "fifth," from Latin quintus "the fifth," related to quinque "five" (see quinque-). Meaning "set of five singers or players" is from 1882.
A group of five musicians; also, a piece of music for five instruments or voices.