- the arrangement of a composition for a medium other than that for which it was originally written.
- a composition so arranged.
Origin of transcription
Examples from the Web for transcription
There was, according to this source, no recording or transcription of even this purported Callista deposition.Gingrich Claims of Veracity in Divorces Don’t Hold Up|Wayne Barrett, Kyle Roerink|December 30, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Rodriguez uses the transcription gorǒjerarei in the example from which this sentence is derived.Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language|Diego Collado
The transcription of Dr. Crusius, with his conjectural restorations, will be found in the Appendix.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music|David Binning Monro
From another source we learn the names of some of them, and the cost incurred in their transcription.Bibliomania in the Middle Ages|Frederick Somner Merryweather
It is possible that the pages used for this transcription had been physically truncated.Borneo and the Indian Archipelago|Frank S. Marryat
Many of these names are odd and are only conjectural restorations made from the Chinese transcription, for which see Nanjio, 1340.