Definition and background:
A written composition that contains some deviation from the original written composition. Usually a transcription is a copy of the composition into a different key or arranged for different instrumentation. music may be transcribed or arranged for instruments other than those for which it was originally designed. well known transcriptions are found among the short pieces arranged for violin and piano by the famous violinist Fritz Kreisler
The result of transcribing a piece of music.
To write a solo, note for note, off of a recording
A disc recording, usually on a 16 inch lacquer, of a radio program.
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