A composition for seven performers

A musical composition for seven instruments or seven singers.

Compared with other ensemble settings, septets are relatively rare in Western classical music. One of the most famous classical septets is Beethoven's Septet in E flat major for clarinet, bassoon, french horn, violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Example of Septet

Janine Jansen & friends - Beethoven: Septet in Es-groot, op. 20

Writer: Frankie Chan