The term paraphrase in music seems quite clearly defined.

Right coming from searching another term for the fill-ins, echo-ing, answering in a musical dialog of 2 instruments, a singer and piano or guitar, I proposed the term "paraphrasing". Now I've found paraphrasing used in of other answers and comments.

I'm not sure whether there is evidence for a definition of "paraphrizing". If yes, thank you for answering.


One usage that comes to mind is Liszt's piano arrangements of other computer's works which were sometimes title 'Paraphrase.'

That usage is not necessarily a definition, and wouldn't really make any meaningful distinction between 'paraphrase' as a title word and 'paraphrasing' being the act of arranging other than noun and verb forms of the word.

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