verb (used with or without object), or·ches·trat·ed, or·ches·trat·ing.
Origin of orchestrate
Related Words for orchestrationcomposition, music, instrumentation, interpretation, version, chart, score, orchestration, transcript, adaptation, setting, harmonization
Examples from the Web for orchestration
Contemporary Examples of orchestration
“There were so many people involved in the orchestration of this conviction,” Sandusky maintained.Sandusky Lawyer Reveals Appeal Plan
October 11, 2012
Historical Examples of orchestration
And his orchestration, with its daubing, its overladen, hysterical color!Old Fogy
He has also been active as a teacher in harmony and orchestration.
The orchestration is remarkably fine with effect, color, and variety.
On the other hand there are-125- fascinating details of orchestration.
In plasticity of orchestration his operas also mark a great advance.
1840, from French orchestration or else a native noun of action from orchestrate.
"to compose or arrange (music) for an orchestra," 1855, back-formation from orchestration. The figurative sense is attested from 1883. Related: Orchestrated; orchestrating.