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duet
 n.  composition for two performers, whether vocal or instrumental
Classic Sentence:
1  It was a sort of written duet, wherein each glorified the other in loverlike fashion, very pleasant to read and satisfactory to think of, for no one had any objection to make.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-TWO
2  She and Mr. Rochester sang a duet.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  The solo over, a duet followed, and then a glee: a joyous conversational murmur filled up the intervals.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
4  Most of my readers are aware that the second act of "Parisina" opens with the celebrated and effective duet in which Parisina, while sleeping, betrays to Azzo the secret of her love for Ugo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
5  This duet is one of the most beautiful, expressive and terrible conceptions that has ever emanated from the fruitful pen of Donizetti.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
6  Two young girls, the Farival twins, were playing a duet from "Zampa" upon the piano.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In I
7  Partial relatives have almost persuaded me that I am not entirely worthless in a duet myself; and we may enliven our wayfaring by indulging in our favorite pursuit.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  We were to have played a duet together--three duets, I believe.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
9  The audience probably thought it was a duet.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
10  When this was over, the chairman gave a sentiment, after which, the professional gentleman on the chairman's right and left volunteered a duet, and sang it, with great applause.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
11  This was another little piece of Italian the baron had learned from hearing his daughter sing Italian duets with Cavalcanti.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
12  They sang together, and played duets together, and we had quite a little concert.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 19. I LOOK ABOUT ME, AND MAKE A DISCOVERY
13  She could not account for her elevation to this position except by the fact that she could accompany anyone on the piano, even the Misses McLure who were tone deaf but who would sing duets.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
Example Sentence:
1  I sang a duet at a Karaoke bar.
2  Let's sing a duet.