[ noun ] (music) a group of musicians playing or singing together
"a string ensemble"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
Cameras stared at soloists ' faces in extreme closeups , then considerately pulled_back for full views of ensemble work .(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
It is , moreover , a perfectly integrated ensemble effort .
On the basis of what they give us we can know how the young Caruso sang , appreciate the distinctive qualities of Parsifal under Karl_Muck 's baton , or sense the type of ensemble Toscanini created in his years with the New_York_Philharmonic .
Your ear takes you into the ensemble , and you may well become aware of instrumental details which previously were apparent only in the score .