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kwin tet

  • n  a musical composition for five performers
  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
  • n  five performers or singers who perform together
  • n  a set of five similar things considered as a unit
  • n  five people considered as a unit

  • Hailing from Oxford, this art-rock quintet spins futuristic songs about the disillusioned and the disoriented, about aliens and creepsbut often with a glimmer of hope.
  • The Dorian's solution to the scanty quintet repertory has been virtually to create a new one.
  • The house on the outskirts of Seoul shared by the quintet was burgled a year agothe only things missing were socks and underwear purloined from the washing machine.
News & Articles

  • After marathon of ‘Sorrow,’ the band National knows its strength
    As they prepared to release their sixth album, Trouble Will Find Me, players of the National found themselves surrounded by a wave of press. It wasn’t for the new record. The slow-burning New York indie-rock quintet, whose Cincinnati-raised ranks include two sets of twins, had agreed to take part in a live installation conceived by Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson.
    June 13, 2013 - The Columbus Dispatch
  • The calendar
    See the hot boy band One Direction as the British/Irish quintet dances and sings its way into South Florida tween girls’ hearts. BB&T Center, 1 Panther Pkwy., Sunrise; also 7:30 p.m. Friday at the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; Ticketmaster; $25.75-$110.
    June 12, 2013 - Miami Herald
  • Camera Obscura Forges On
    Following illness and exhaustion, Glasgow’s indie pop quintet returns with album number five.
    June 12, 2013 - Santa Barbara Independent

  • Dave Holland in Jazz Police
    In my quintet,says Holland, "we all recognize there'sa special quality to what we're doing. We're five people with complementary concepts who work cohesively:The rare opportunity to have a group with stable personnel over a relatively long...
  • Sergey Lavrov in Turkish Press
    If this format was chosen to bypass Russia's position ...... then we leave this on the conscience of those who met in the format of the quintet,Lavrov said.
  • James Moody in San Diego Union Tribune
    I never looked at it as a favorite of mine. It was just another song in a minor key,Moody said. "But since I played 'Bebop' last year on each of the 54 one-nighters I did on tour with the Monterey All Stars, I now play it with my quintet."

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