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Definition of the noun arranger

What does arranger mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: arrangers

  1. a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise
  2. a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of arranger: adapter / transcriber
    • more generic word: musician = artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
    • more specific word: orchestrator = an arranger who writes for orchestras

Alternative definition of the noun arranger


  1. One who arranges.


  1. Arranger a.k.a. Music Arranger: A music arranger is someone who arranges a musical piece for a performer, a group of performers or other musical ensembles.
    • also known as Musical arranger, Song Arranger, Music Arranger: Songs
  2. Arranger: In investment banking, an arranger is a provider of funds in the syndication of a debt. They are entitled to syndicate the loan or bond issue, and may be referred to as the "lead underwriter". This is because this entity bears the risk of being able to sell the underlying securities/debt or the cost of holding it on its books until such time in the future that they may be sold. They do not necessarily acquire all the debt - this may be split into various parts and sold to a variety of Arrangers.
  3. Arranger: The person who arranged, programmed, ported, rendered etc.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Arranger

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Google previewMusic (2006)

by Alice Parkinson

| arrangement arranger is a method of playing the . notes in a chord. Rather than . playing all of the notes simul- . taneously, the performer is . asked to play ( or sing) each . of the notes of the chord . separately and in succession. . Arpeggios ...

Google previewTemples of Sound (2003)

Inside the Great Recording Studios by Jim Cogan, William Clark

The arranger is the venerable Johnny Pate. who does all of Curtis's stuff these days. Producing is the man with the big ears. the one who hears hits where others don't. Carl Davis. the steward of Chi-SouL Behind the board. naturally a custom ...

Google previewCredit Risk Analysis (2006)

A Tryst with Strategic Prudence by Ciby Joseph

Arranger is the institution that is involved in negotiating terms and documentation and syndicates the facilities among the interested participants. Another role is that of the Agent. The Agent is the one who is responsible for post-sanction duties ...

Google previewStructured Finance (2005)

Techniques, Products and Market by Stefano Caselli, Stefano Gatti

The Arranger is the institution responsible for the asset placement into the primary market. The success and the costs of the whole transaction depend mainly on the placement skills of the Arranger.

Google previewTracing Tangueros (2016)

Argentine Tango Instrumental Music by Kacey Link, Kristin Wendland

The arranger is a creator too, because there are so many harmonies as you can think of. But you never have to miss the tango essence.90 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Music in the 20th Century (2014)

by Lol Henderson, Lee Stacey

OFTHE ARRANGER Musicians such as guitarist and banjoist Elmer Snowden ( the original bandleader of what became the Duke Ellington Orchestra) had experimented with larger ensembles as early asthe 1920s,andby the mid1950sthebig ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Part 1 Performance and Production (2003)

by John Shepherd, David Horn, Dave Laing, Paul Oliver, Peter Wicke

KEN GARNER Arranger An arranger is a person whose task is to convert a musical text from one form to another. In most instances, this means recasting a piece of music into a version performable by a different instrument or a different kind of ...

Google previewFinnish-English dictionary (1916)

by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio

arranger, orderer. -telma s. system, -telmalllnen a. systematic, -tely s. ordering, arrangement, regulation. -tyn itr. become arranged, get settled. jarjestys s. order, arrangement, array, -liiku s. ordinal number, -mles s. overseer; orderly, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Television Series, Pilots and Specials (1985)

by Vincent Terrace

Jane Kean Executive producer: Jack Philbin Producer: Ed Waglin Director: Jackie Gleason Announcer: Johnny Olsen Music composer: Jackie Gleason Music conductor: Jackie Gleason Music arranger: George Williams Writer: Walter Stone, ...

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Jeff Lynne is an arranger, and I think it's probably much easier for him to go ahead and play a part himself than to try to show somebody else what he wants. But it's hard for me to say; I barely know Jeff. (Benmont Tench)
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Scrabble value of A1R1R1A1N1G2E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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