reorchestrate

verb re·or·ches·trate \ (ˌ)rē-ˈȯr-kə-ˌstrāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reorchestrate

reorchestrated; reorchestrating
: to orchestrate (something) again or anew
  • By bringing together the heroes of several well-known stories and reorchestrating their adventures, the authors have created a kind of fairy tale of their own …
  • —Michiko Kakutani
especially : to compose or arrange (music) in a new or different way
  • Although they did not reorchestrate the music, they cut and rearranged so much of it that large parts of the opera were unrecognizable.
  • —Stanley Kauffman

reorchestration

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌȯr-kə-ˈstrā-shən\ noun, plural reorchestrations
    • Choreographed in 2011 by former Diablo ballerina Tina Kay Bohnstedt, it's set to a reorchestration of Frank Sinatra's signature song …
    • —Claudia Bauer

First Known Use of reorchestrate

1881

in the meaning defined above

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