What is quartet?

  • (noun): Four performers or singers who perform together.
    Synonyms: quartette
    See also — Additional definitions below


In music, a quartet (French: quatuor, German: Quartett, Italian: quartetto, Spanish: cuarteto, Polish: kwartet) is a method of instrumentation or vocal by 4 different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song. A quartet can be distinguished into two parts:

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Vocal Quartet - Popular Music
... In 20th century US popular music, the term "vocal quartet" is used to refer to ensembles of four singers, usually of the same sex ... This is particularly common for Barbershop quartets and Gospel quartets ... Some well-known female US vocal quartets include The Carter Sisters The Forester Sisters The Chiffons The Chordettes The Lennon Sisters and En Vogue ...
Fine Arts Quartet - Early Recordings and Performance
... The Quartet performed on the ABC Radio Network's Sunday morning broadcasts from 1946 until 1954 ... performances on the Today Show, and starting in 1958, the Quartet began to tour Europe annually ... the United States Department of State sponsored the Quartet's tours to Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand, and by the late seventies, the Quartet had ...
Dead Moon Circus - Amazoness Quartet - VesVes
... dub) is the red-haired aggressive member of the Quartet ... distinguished from the other members of the quartet ... She is the youngest of the Amazoness Quartet and has the most appearances in the anime out of the four ...
Istanbul Quartet
... Istanbul Quartet is considered to be novelist and satirist Hikmet Temel Akarsu’s magnum opus ... The other name the author came up with for the quartet is Rock ’N’ Roman (Rock ’N’ Novel in Turkish) ...
The Dapper Dans
... The Dapper Dans are a barbershop quartet that performs at Disneyland in Anaheim, California (since 1959), at the Magic Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort (since 1971), and at Hong Kong Disneyland in Lantau Island ... A quartet (from the UK) also performed at Disneyland Paris from the opening in 1992 until 1995 and were known as the Mainstreet Quartet ...

More definitions of "quartet":

  • (noun): A musical composition for four performers.
    Synonyms: quartette
  • (noun): Four people considered as a unit.
    Example: "He joined a barbershop quartet"
    Synonyms: quartette, foursome