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Arranger

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Summary

Transcribe musical compositions for orchestras, bands, or choral groups.

What does an Arranger do?

Transcribes musical composition for orchestra, band, choral group, or individual to adapt composition to particular style for which it was not originally written: Determines voice, instrument, harmonic structure, rhythm, tempo, and tone balance to achieve desired effect. Writes score, utilizing knowledge of music theory and instrumental and vocal capabilities [ORCHESTRATOR]. May copy parts from score for individual performers within group [COPYIST].

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