a selection scored upon by only two gamesters.
In opera, a musical number for two solo singers, in which the musical content is divided equally.
Partnership in vocal or instrumental music has been in vogue since the day of Dhrupad. Presentation of instrumental duets by Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, began a new era in the history of Classical music. Great musical pairs have started playing "jugalbandi".
Movement for 2 solo voices and orchestra or ensemble, usually excerpted from a dramatic work (opera, oratorio, theater music). Duets excerpted from the recording of a complete dramatic work are indexed under the heading for that work
Composition for 2 solo voices and any accompaniment, with a sacred text
Composition for 2 solo voices and lute accompaniment, with a secular text
In opera and musical theater, a composition for two voices supported by instrumental accompaniment. A duet is often performed by pairs of lovers, but may also be used to express conflict between two characters. Listen to "Papageno/Papagena Duet" from Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), featuring Jochen Schmeckenbecher as Papageno, Judith Lovat as Papagena, and the Opera Company of Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Klaus Arp. Excerpt courtesy of Opera Company of Philadelphia. Opera America Sample: "Papageno/Papagena Duet" From "Labiamo ne'lieti calici" from Verdi's La Traviata. Performed by the Slovak Philharmonic Chorus and Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari conductor. Excerpt courtesy of Naxos. Sample (real audio): "Labiamo ne'lieti calici"
An extended musical passage performed by two singers. They may or may not sing simultaneously or on the same musical line.
Two people singing or playing together, or the music written for two performers. (Example: "Stepsister's Lament")
two items of the same kind
two performers or singers who perform together
(ballet) a dance for two people (usually a ballerina and a danseur noble)
An event in which two athletes swim together.
for two voices or instruments.
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composition for two performers
the duet, a composition for two voices in opera with orchestral accompaniment, is the most popular type of operatic ensemble and has been used in opera ever since Monteverdi. The duet is used in opera especially for pairs of lovers but can also be used to express conflict between characters who are at odds with one another.
a composition for two instruments or two voices.
Two people playing or singing together, or the music written for two performers.
A piece for two performers.
Duet was a collaborative album by Doris Day and the AndrÃ© Previn Orchestra, with songs arranged by Previn. The album was issued by Columbia Records in both monaural (catalog number CL-1752) and stereophonic (catalog number CS-8552) versions on February 22, 1962 (see 1962 in music).