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Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.
Johannes Brahms

Meaning of "orchestration" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORCHESTRATION

orchestration  [ˌɔːkɪsˈtreɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORCHESTRATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Orchestration is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ORCHESTRATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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.

Definition of orchestration in the English dictionary

The definition of orchestration in the dictionary is the activity or result of arranging music for orchestra. Other definition of orchestration is the planning or execution of events in order to achieve a desired effect.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORCHESTRATION


administration
ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən
arbitration
ˌɑːbɪˈtreɪʃən
castration
ˌkæˈstreɪʃən
concentration
ˌkɒnsənˈtreɪʃən
corporation
ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən
demonstration
ˌdɛmənˈstreɪʃən
filtration
fɪlˈtreɪʃən
frustration
frʌˈstreɪʃən
illustration
ˌɪləˈstreɪʃən
infiltration
ˌɪnfɪlˈtreɪʃən
maladministration
ˌmælədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən
ministration
ˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃən
nitration
naɪˈtreɪʃən
penetration
ˌpɛnɪˈtreɪʃən
perpetration
ˌpɜːpɪˈtreɪʃən
preregistration
ˌpriːrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən
registration
ˌrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən
sequestration
ˌsiːkwɛˈstreɪʃən
titration
taɪˈtreɪʃən
ultrafiltration
ˌʌltrəfɪlˈtreɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORCHESTRATION

orchesis
orchesography
orchestic
orchestra
orchestra pit
orchestra stalls
orchestral
orchestralist
orchestrally
orchestrate
orchestrater
orchestrational
orchestrator
orchestric
orchestrina
orchestrion
orchid
orchidaceous
orchidectomies
orchidectomy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORCHESTRATION

accreditation
action
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
creation
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation
federation
formation
foundation

Synonyms and antonyms of orchestration in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «orchestration» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORCHESTRATION

Find out the translation of orchestration to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of orchestration from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «orchestration» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

改编成的管弦乐曲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orquestación
570 millions of speakers

English

orchestration
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आर्केस्ट्रा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تزامن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

оркестровка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orquestração
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অর্কেস্ট্রারচনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orchestration
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orkestra
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Orchestrierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

管弦楽
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

관현악 편곡
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orchestration
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự phổ khúc
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பல்லியம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वृंदवादनासाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

orkestrasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orchestrazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

orkiestracja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

оркестровка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orchestrație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ενορχήστρωση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

orkestrasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orkestrering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

orkestre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of orchestration

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORCHESTRATION»

The term «orchestration» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.745 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORCHESTRATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about orchestration

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9 QUOTES WITH «ORCHESTRATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word orchestration.
1
Dido Armstrong
I went to study some orchestration stuff because I got so inspired working with all the orchestras.
2
Johannes Brahms
Straight-away the ideas flow in upon me, directly from God, and not only do I see distinct themes in my mind's eye, but they are clothed in the right forms, harmonies, and orchestration.
3
Gavin Bryars
I currently spend a lot of time thinking about orchestration and every detail of a piece.
4
Jacques Ellul
The orchestration of press, radio and television to create a continuous, lasting and total environment renders the influence of propaganda virtually unnoticed precisely because it creates a constant environment.
5
Sophie Hunger
Music is not simply an orchestration of something, but it's also not something as trivial as honesty.
6
Abel Korzeniowski
I always try not to overload my music with orchestration and to use only those instruments that are absolutely necessary.
7
Albert Murray
The improvisational nature of jazz musicianship is such that a truly competent performer must be prepared to function as an on-the-spot composer who is expected to contribute to the orchestration in progress, not simply to execute the score as it is written and rehearsed.
8
Esa-Pekka Salonen
I've learned a lot from the masters of orchestration, like Ravel and Stravinsky.
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Howard Shore
The music for 'The Departed' could have been played by an orchestra, but you make a decision about orchestration based on the context of the film. You want the music to broaden the scope of a film, not just repeat what you're seeing.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORCHESTRATION»

Discover the use of orchestration in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to orchestration and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Orchestration
A college-level music text that develops the student's knowledge of musical instruments, and their function in the orchestra
Walter Piston, 1955
2
Principles of Orchestration
In this affordable paperback reprint of an influential work of music theory, Rimsky-Korsakov, the great classical orchestrator, provides fundamentals of tonal resonance, progression of parts, voice and orchestra, tutti effects, and much ...
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov, 2013
3
Orchestration
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Cecil Forsyth, 2008
4
Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise: A Translation and Commentary
Berlioz's Orchestration Treatise is a classic textbook which has been used as a guide to orchestration and as a source book for the understanding both of Berlioz's music and of orchestral practice in the nineteenth century.
Berlioz, Hugh Macdonald, 2002
5
Computer Orchestration Tips and Tricks
Provides information on creating realistic sounding orchestrations on a computer.
Stephen Bennett, 2009
6
The Guide to MIDI Orchestration 4e
Since its initial release in 1997, Paul Gilreath's The Guide to MIDI Orchestration has been the premiere text on creating realistic emulations of a symphony orchestra using samplers and computer recording techniques.
Paul Gilreath, 2010
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Orchestration: An Anthology of Writings
To go beyond this would mean to enter the real of creative inspiration where only a genius can roam and make his own discoveries.3 For Berlioz, his discussion of the combination of instruments constituted the orchestration content of his book ...
Paul Mathews, 2013
8
Acoustic and MIDI Orchestration for the Contemporary Composer
By covering both approaches, this book provides a comprehensive and solid learning experience that will develop your skills and prove extremely competitive in the music production business.
Andrea Pejrolo, Richard DeRosa, 2009
9
Instrumentation and orchestration
Intended for Orchestration and Composition courses for majors. The second edition of this well-regarded survey of instrumentation and orchestration offers a complete introduction to writing and scoring for each instrument in the orchestra.
Alfred Blatter, 1997
10
Jazz Composition and Orchestration
"Russo has undertaken an ambitious project, attempting to discuss together the elements of music that are commonly treated separately in books on harmony, counterpoint, and orchestration.
William Russo, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORCHESTRATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term orchestration is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Pinkvilla Review: Masaan
The film ends on a disappointingly contrived note that certainly doesn't do justice to its orchestration. But that is hardly enough to take away ... «PINKVILLA, Jul 15»
2
New Foundation for Container Interoperability
Google has donated source code of its open source Kubernetes container orchestration software to the new Foundation. CoreOS, the first ... «ADT Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Moor To The Story: Intel And Rackspace Announce 'Cloud For All'
While Intel has, in the past, committed to Cloudify, Ubuntu, Heat, and others for orchestration the 'Cloud for All' initiative, we believe, ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
4
'Marco Polo' returns to the White House
The cast uses original Chinese orchestration, traditional dances of 10 different Chinese ethnic groups, acrobatics and illusions to tell a story not ... «Branson Tri-Lakes news, Jul 15»
5
Container Standards Effort Is On the Fast Track
Lots of people want to innovate at the higher level, which is at the orchestration level, and then we can all agree on the standard image format.". «Virtualization Review, Jul 15»
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Are All Gamers Musicians? Aleatoricism and the Everygamer
"Game scoring," Enns writes, "includes a recognition, accommodation and, even, an orchestration of sound effects which ordinarily might also ... «Gamasutra, Jul 15»
7
'Pixels' & 'Captain America: Civil War' Composer Henry Jackman …
And once I started writing and he liked the style, he liked the orchestration, he liked the feel of it, he was a very musically non-interfering director ... «Music Times, Jul 15»
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Pittsburgh Symphony Rocks Out With 'A Night of Symphonic Rock …
... instructor in music theory at Indiana University and teaching assistant at Yale University in advanced hearing, conducting and orchestration. «Broadway World, Jul 15»
9
Liberez - All Tense Now Lax
Pieced together in composer John Hannon's studio, this fusion of found sounds, programmed drums and deliberately terrifying orchestration for ... «musicOMH.com, Jul 15»
10
Russell Reynolds Associates Selects InterCloud Systems' Cloud …
InterCloud Systems, Inc. ICLD, -2.37% ) a leading provider of cloud networking orchestration and automation solutions and services, is pleased ... «MarketWatch, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Orchestration [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/orchestration>. Nov 2019 ».
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