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Meaning of ORCHESTRATION

Pronunciation:  `orkustr'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments
  2. [n]  an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect; "the skillful orchestration of his political campaign"
  3. [n]  an arrangement of a piece of music for performance by an orchestra or band
 

ORCHESTRATION is a 13 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: instrumentation
 
 See Also: arrangement, arrangement, arranging, musical arrangement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or`ches*tra"tion\, n. (Mus.)
The arrangement of music for an orchestra; orchestral
treatment of a composition; -- called also {instrumentation}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absolute music, adaptation, air varie, aleatory, aleatory music, arrangement, chamber music, chamber orchestra, composition, descant, electronic music, etude, exercise, harmonization, incidental music, instrumental music, instrumentation, intonation, invention, modulation, Nachtmusik, nocturne, opus, phrasing, piece, preparation, production, program music, resolution, ricercar, score, setting, solution, sonata, sonatina, string orchestra, string quartet, study, suspension, theme and variations, tone painting, transcription, trio, variation, work
 

 

 

 

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