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Princeton's WordNet

  1. orchestrationnoun

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

  2. orchestration, instrumentationnoun

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

  3. orchestrationnoun

    an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect

    "the skillful orchestration of his political campaign"


  1. orchestrationnoun

    the arrangement of music for performance by an orchestra

  2. orchestrationnoun

    a composition that has been orchestrated

  3. orchestrationnoun

    the control of diverse elements


  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orchestration in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orchestration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of orchestration in a Sentence

  1. Thornton:

    Literature is the orchestration of platitudes.

  2. Hubert Humphrey:

    The great challenge which faces us is to assure that, in our society of big-ness, we do not strangle the voice of creativity, that the rules of the game do not come to overshadow its purpose, that the grand orchestration of society leaves ample room for the man who marches to the music of another drummer.

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