Nonet


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Nonet

 

(1) A musical composition, generally in sonata form, for nine performers, usually instrumentalists. As a rule the nonet consists of a string quartet or quintet, to which various wind instruments have been added. There are also nonets for wind instruments alone and vocal nonets.

(2) A musical ensemble composed of nine performers.

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131, 149 (2005), quoting Philippe Nonet & Philip Selznick, Law and Society in Transition: Toward Responsive Law 15 (1978).
36) As Nonet (1990) illustrates, the "will to nothing" is a problem for Nietzsche where "[t]he essence of nihilism is not that man neglects being, but that being abandons beings, so that man ceases to wonder at the wonder of being.
Martinu composed Nonet for wind quintet in the last year of his life.
Her lovely, clear tones touched the many ensembles with magic, especially the Act I sextet and the amazing Act III nonet given over to mourning Albert's supposed death.
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But he unfailingly entertains, and his Nonet and Septet are immensely tuneful and appealing.
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For example, with Nietzsche, "In that it wills first and foremost to empower itself to command, the will attains absolute freedom from all laws other than those it posits for itself: it may then lay claim to an unconditioned power to legislate--and thus give a radically new sense to the kantian principle of autonomy" (Philippe Nonet, "What is Positive Law?
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