Transcription - (n.) The act or process of transcribing, or copying; as,
corruptions creep into books by repeated transcriptions.
Transcription - (n.) A copy; a transcript.
Transcription - (n.) 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; as, Liszt's
transcriptions of songs by Schubert.
Transcriptive - (a.) Done as from a copy; having the style or appearance
of a transcription.