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Groups of musicians or singers

band

noun

a small group of musicians who play popular music such as jazz or rock: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

band

noun

a large group of musicians who play instruments such as trumpets and drums

boy band

noun

a pop group consisting of attractive young men who usually sing and dance rather than write music or play instruments

brass band

noun

a group of musicians who play brass instruments such as trumpets and trombones

chamber orchestra

noun

a small orchestra that plays classical music

combo

noun

a small group of musicians who perform together, especially jazz musicians

consort

noun

a small group of classical musicians, especially playing music written between the 14th and the 16th centuries

dance band

noun

a group of musicians who play a type of popular music that people can dance to in couples

ensemble

noun

a group of musicians, dancers, or actors who perform together

gamelan

noun

an Indonesian orchestra consisting mainly of percussion instruments (=instruments that you hit or shake)

girl band

noun

a pop group consisting of attractive young women who usually sing and dance rather than write music or play instruments

glee club

noun

a small organization for people who enjoy singing together

group

noun

a small number of musicians or singers who perform together regularly: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

marching band

noun

a group of people who play music while marching

octet

noun

a group of eight musicians or singers who perform together

orchestra

noun

a large group of musicians using many different instruments to play mostly classical music. The person in charge of an orchestra is its conductor.

pipe band

noun

a group of people who play musical instruments, including drums and bagpipes, often while marching

pop group

noun

a group of people who sing and play pop music

quartet

noun

a group of four musicians or singers

quintet

noun

a group of five musicians or singers

section

noun

a part of an orchestra

septet

noun

a group of seven musicians or singers

sextet

noun

a group of six musicians or singers

steel band

noun

a group of musicians who play steel drums

string quartet

noun

a group of four musicians who play instruments that have strings, normally two violins, a viola, and a cello

symphony orchestra

noun

a large orchestra that plays classical music

tribute band

noun

a group of musicians who play the music of a very famous band and try to look and sound like them

trio

noun

a group of three musicians who play together

the wind section

noun

the section of an orchestra that consists of wind instruments

philharmonic

noun

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