Definition of quartet
1 : a musical composition for four instruments or voices
2 : a group or set of four; especially : the performers of a quartet
Examples of quartet in a Sentence
He is a member of a jazz quartet.
a string quartet by Beethoven
The author wrote a quartet of novels about the same character.
Recent Examples of quartet from the Web
The chamber opera for two singers and string quartet was created by composer Laura Kaminsky, librettist Mark Campbell and librettist/filmmaker Kimberly Reed.
Girls Trip’s black female quartet confirms the all-American commitment to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Leaving the lounge after BJ the Chicago Kid, almost an hour before the 1990s R&B quartet XScape was set to perform, would challenge any savvy festivalgoer.
Theresa Kate Performing ROCKVILLE — Jacob's Well Coffeehouse, downtown Rockville's monthly Christian nightclub, will feature Christian pop music by Theresa Kate and her quartet on Friday, July 7.
The annual festival starting June 29 at 159th Street and Central Avenue also will feature Harper's Grove, an alternative rock quartet from Oak Forest, the local girl band Sugar Rush and perennial fest favs Hairbangers Ball, Anthem and Infinity.
With that quartet back for 2017-18, the Wildcats have a top-five roster, and the Trojans aren’t far behind.
Rainbow lights lit a makeshift stage outside the club as a string quartet played before the vigil.
On Wednesday evening, JFest, as it’s also called, reached its midpoint with a program, in San Diego Rep’s Lyceum Space, containing two world premieres by composer Michael Roth, bridged by an early-period Beethoven quartet.
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QUARTET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of quartet for English Language Learners
: a group of four singers or musicians who perform together
: a song or piece of music performed by four singers or musicians
: a group or set of four people or things
QUARTET Defined for Kids
Definition of quartet for Students
1 : a piece of music for four instruments or voices
2 : a group of four singers or musicians who perform together
3 : a group or set of four Above them, a quartet of swallows dipped and circled … — Jane Yolen, The Devil's Arithmetic
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