A composition for six performers

A musical composition for six instruments or six singers.

The most common setting of sextets are:

  • String Sextet: two violins, two violas, two cellos.
  • Woodwind Sextet: two clarinets, two bassoons, two french horns.
  • Piano Sextet: piano with a string quintet (or woodwind quintet).

Example of Sextet

Tchaikovsky by Janine Jansen & Friends - Souvenir de Florence

Writer: Frankie Chan