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RE: "Orchestration" and "Choreography"

From: Martin Chapman <martin.chapman@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 08:43:53 -0700
To: "'bhaugen'" <linkage@interaccess.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <003601c2453b$b9dde7f0$6501a8c0@us.oracle.com>

I know someone would throw jazz back at me:-)

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> Orchestration
> \Or`ches*tra"tion\, n. (Mus.) The arrangement of music for an 
> orchestra; orchestral treatment of a composition; -- called 
> also instrumentation.
> Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, C 1996, 1998 
> MICRA, Inc.
> 
> Doesn't say anything about conducting.
> 
> In Duke Ellington's band, Duke often composed the melodies,
> and Billy Strayhorn often did the orchestration:  assigned 
> parts to instruments, wrote the sheets for each player, etc. 
> Duke led (but rarely conducted) the band.
> 
> Christopher Ferris wrote (but disagreed with):
> > In general, I think that most people have been using the terms 
> > somewhat interchangably, e.g. without really thinking about or 
> > inferring any hidden meaning.
> 
> I think that is the state of affairs.
> 
> W3C can of course make words mean whatever you want,
> but will the world go along?
> 
> -Bob Haugen
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