A performing quintet.
quintet definition by Webster's New World
- any group or set of five persons or things
- a composition for five voices or five instruments, as for string quartet and piano
- a group of five performers of such a composition, or any group of five musicians playing together
Origin: ; from French or It: French quintette ; from Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto, a fifth ; from Classical Latin quintus ; from base of quinque, five
quintet definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Music a. A composition for five voices or five instruments.b. A group of five singers or five instrumentalists.
- A group of five.
Origin: Probably from Italian quintetto, diminutive of quinto, fifth, from Latin quīntus; see penkwe in Indo-European roots.
quintet - Computer Definition
quintet - Cultural Definition
A group of five musicians; also, a piece of music for five instruments or voices.