the composition or arrangement of music for performance by a band or orchestra, or the music so composed or arranged:Holst's iconic musical portrayal of the planets and their astrological significance delights audiences with its rich orchestration and memorable melodies.
the instruments used in such a composition or arrangement; instrumentation: Handel's original orchestration was for strings and continuo with occasional trumpets and drums.
the plans or planning necessary to arrange something or cause something to happen:The book chronicles the Empress Dowager’s selection as a concubine and her orchestration of the coup that made her the de facto ruler of China.
Computers. an automated series of processes to configure, coordinate, or manage computer systems, data, or software: A successful cloud strategy requires orchestration of on-demand provisioning processes and coordination of cloud resources.
- re·or·ches·tra·tion, noun
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How to use orchestration in a sentence
On television, the overhead shots of the gathering, with attendees on the National Mall in socially distanced seating, conveyed rather the idea of the confident and meticulous orchestration of an event of worldwide import.America yearns for an era of good feeling. The inaugural ceremony launched one. | Peter Marks | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
On Monday, the Post announced a number of updates to Arc, including integrations with BlueConic, a customer data platform that already works with publishers including Hearst and the Boston Globe, and Spreedly, a payments orchestration platform.‘Go to market faster’: The Washington Post’s Arc goes outside the tent for payment and data integrations | Max Willens | November 24, 2020 | Digiday
Those aligning their data to the customer journey and doing more cross-channel customer journey orchestration were also more likely to be satisfied.CDPs “very important” for getting value out of customer data, say 58% of marketers surveyed | Sponsored Content: Treasure Data | November 4, 2020 | Search Engine Land
They automate the creation of the staging environment, automation suite and orchestration to create that environment.Atlanta-based Speedscale now has $2.2 million more to grow its API test automation business | Jonathan Shieber | October 16, 2020 | TechCrunch
In the software world, Orquestra is what’s known as an orchestration platform, hence the name.Startup debuts software to help any company use ‘quantum algorithms’ | Jeremy Kahn | September 24, 2020 | Fortune
I then move things around, figuring out the larger orchestration, almost like a piece of sheet music.
“There were so many people involved in the orchestration of this conviction,” Sandusky maintained.
Their moves are barely noticeable—vague diplomatic pronouncements, op-eds, lots of behind-the-scenes orchestration by Russia.
Blanchett achieves this through a level of nuanced physical and aural orchestration that brims over with virtuoso counterpoint.
Smears had happened before in political history, but not with such blatant lies and sophisticated orchestration.
These stops greatly excited the ire of Berlioz, who declaims against them in his celebrated work on orchestration.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
Tchaikovsky was familiar with this style of orchestration from the operas of Meyerbeer and Glinka.
I am very busy (upon the orchestration of the C minor overture composed during the summer).
In the orchestration of the aria from Undine, he says, the pianoforte plays an important and really beautiful part.
The orchestration is very rich, and on the whole original, although the influence of Berlioz is sometimes noticeable.