musical arrangement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n musical arrangement a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
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Usage

In literature:

She placed the freshly arranged music with an air of decision on the piano.
"A Sheaf of Corn" by Mary E. Mann
At present he is constantly engaged in arranging and composing music.
"Music and Some Highly Musical People" by James M. Trotter
In music the bar or measure is not always filled with exactly the same kind of notes arranged in the same order.
"English: Composition and Literature" by W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Occasionally, a little programme is arranged of music and song, to fill this interval.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
The arrangement of the music-library here is a model of order.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
On one afternoon I am arranging to organize meetings in various branches of art, music, and acting.
"Loyal to the School" by Angela Brazil
He often arranged musical parties at our house, at which trios of Beethoven, Mozart, and Schubert were given.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
Address: Japanese arrangement of flowers; Music.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
I was consulted about the arrangement of pantomimic scenes, dances, words for music.
"The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi" by Count Carlo Gozzi
He frequently came to me with Pempelfort, and begged of me to arrange a musical serenade, to do homage to his love at the Falcon.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I." by Gustav Freytag
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In news:

The New York Philharmonic, having been rebuffed by several leading conductors in its search for a new music director, appears to be considering an arrangement whereby three conductors.
After eighteen seasons as music composer and arranger for The Simpsons, Alf Clausen knows a thing or two about what makes America's most recognizable television family tick.
One of the free Bryant Park attractions on June 28 will be Ed Palermo's big-band arrangements of music by Frank Zappa.
A week after his death at age 75, arrangements for a public farewell for DC musical icon Chuck Brown are starting to come together .
Monk to Perform New Music Arrangements of Her Critically Acclaimed Work.
The music will be as varied as the holidays, ranging from selections of ancient chant, the double- choir sound of Gabrieli, the Coventry Carol from 16th century England, and modern arrangements of familiar carols.
This holiday musical event will feature a variety of seasonal songs in unique arrangements.
I guess I'd like to leave some work that makes people feel good, excites them and shows my high level of musical cultivation as a bassist, singer, writer and arranger.
Yesterday, the Country Music artist made her grand entrance to advertise her upcoming two year arrangement with Caesar's Palace.
The music is composed by John Mackey and was arranged by Bill Garcia.
But where there were musical mandates Friday there was also invention, in the form of newer scores or familiar pieces in attractive, creative arrangements.
Colorfeels is a Nashville-based musical outfit blending the vocal layers of modern chamber-pop and the dynamic arrangements of rock 'n' roll from days-gone-by.
In his long musical career Quincy Jones has done it all as a composer, arranger, performer, producer, and teacher.
The first of these, Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First, recorded in 1962, was arranged and conducted by Neal Hefti.
Setting poems by John William Carroll, Butchart's music combines a soulful contemporary singing style with intricate, detailed arrangements.
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In science:

Meter pertains to the organization of musical time, constituting the basic scheme of accents in a composition; specifically, to the arrangement of musical beats in units of time known as “measures”.
Music in Terms of Science
In musical composition, voice leading is the term for a decision-making consideration when arranging voices (or “parts”), namely, how each voice should advance from each chord to the next.
Music in Terms of Science
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