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us: Quintets


  • Here are entered collections of compositions for five instruments belonging to various families and in various combinations. Collections of compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for a single combination of five instruments, and individual works, are entered under this heading followed by a parenthetical qualifier with the names of the instruments or the term "unspecified instrument(s)."
  • Compositions for five bowed stringed instruments are entered under [String quintets;] for five wind instruments under [Wind quintets;] for five brass instruments under [Brass quintets;] for five woodwind instruments under [Woodwind quintets;] and for five plucked stringed instruments under [Plucked instrument quintets.]
  • Compositions for piano, two violins, viola and cello are entered under [Piano quintets.]
  • Compositions for five percussionists are entered under [Percussion ensembles.]
  • Compositions for five solo voices are entered under [Sacred vocal quintets] or [Vocal quintets.]

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    • Here are entered collections of compositions for five instruments belonging to various families and in various combinations. Collections of compositions not in a specific form or of a specific type for a single combination of five instruments, and individual works, are entered under this heading followed by a parenthetical qualifier with the names of the instruments or the term "unspecified instrument(s)."
    • Compositions for five bowed stringed instruments are entered under [String quintets;] for five wind instruments under [Wind quintets;] for five brass instruments under [Brass quintets;] for five woodwind instruments under [Woodwind quintets;] and for five plucked stringed instruments under [Plucked instrument quintets.]
    • Compositions for piano, two violins, viola and cello are entered under [Piano quintets.]
    • Compositions for five percussionists are entered under [Percussion ensembles.]
    • Compositions for five solo voices are entered under [Sacred vocal quintets] or [Vocal quintets.]
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    • 2013-04-10: revised
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