Webster 1913 Edition
The act or process of transcribing, or copying;
as, corruptions creep into books by repeated.
A copy; a transcript.
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;
transcriptionsof songs by Schubert
Webster 1828 Edition