consort (n.)
company of musicians, ensemble
2H6 III.ii.327[Suffolk to Queen, of the King and Warwick] Their music frightful as the serpent's hiss, / And boding screech-owls make the consort full!
TG III.ii.84[Proteus to Thurio] Visit by night your lady's chamber-window / With some sweet consort [or: piece of music]
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