Definition of transcription :
1. A copy; a transcript.
2. An arrangement of a composition for some other instrument or voice than that for which it was originally written, as the translating of a song, a vocal or instrumental quartet, or even an orchestral work, into a piece for the piano; an adaptation; an arrangement; -- a name applied by modern composers for the piano to a more or less fanciful and ornate reproduction on their own instrument of a song or other piece not originally intended for it; as, Liszt's transcriptions of songs by Schubert.
3. The act or process of transcribing, or copying; as, corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
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interpretation (part of speech: noun)
writing (part of speech: noun)
reproduction (part of speech: noun)
- A plain transcription of the young mother's acts and words did more to portray her: the reader could supply reflections. - "The Amazing Marriage, v3", George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English.
- Wagner's name only appears once, in a transcription of the Venusberg for the pianoforte; and Richard Strauss's name figures only against his Quartette. - "Musicians of To-Day", Romain Rolland Commentator: Claude Landi.
- " No." Thereupon he told the story, and a few weeks later sent me by mail, to my home in New Orleans, whither I had returned, a transcription, which he had most generously made, of a brief summary of the case- it would be right to say tragedy instead of case- as printed in " The Law Reporter" some forty years ago. - "Strange True Stories of Louisiana", George Washington Cable.