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Definition of "composing" []

  • Present participle of compose. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "composing" in a sentence
  • "I heard John Harbison, who in addition to his composing, is president of the Aaron Copland Fund for Music, tell this story: the Fund got a call from the Bush inaugural committee, who wanted to do an arrangement of "Fanfare for the Common Man" for heraldic trumpets (you know, the kind you always see in movies about the Roman Empire — hmmm)."
  • "In this Garret, amid six or seven other workmen, his active Mind employed itself in composing the Farmer's Boy."
  • "You are not the first who has noticed the Omission of the Hay-making: the best excuse I have to offer is, that in composing the Poem I was determined that what I said on farming should be EXPERIMENTALLY true."