Definitions for orchestration

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  1. orchestration(noun)

    an arrangement of a piece of music for performance by an orchestra or band

  2. orchestration, instrumentation(noun)

    the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments

  3. orchestration(noun)

    an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect

    "the skillful orchestration of his political campaign"

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  1. orchestration(Noun)

    the arrangement of music for performance by an orchestra

  2. orchestration(Noun)

    a composition that has been orchestrated

  3. orchestration(Noun)

    the control of diverse elements

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  1. Orchestration

    Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting for an orchestra music composed for another medium. Only gradually over the course of music history did orchestration come to be regarded as a compositional art in itself.


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  • orkestraatio, soitinnus, orkesterisovitus, orkestrointiFinnish

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