per page :: Library Index :: Music Terms :: Arrangement


Definition and background:

The selection and adaptation of a composition or parts of a composition to instruments for which it was not originally designed or for some other use for which it was not at first written. an adaptation of a given composition into a form other than as originally composed.

For more information on the music term "Arrangement" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

Artopium © 2002 - 2014