verb (used with object), verb (used without object), orchestrated, orchestrating.
to compose or arrange (music) for performance by an orchestra.
to arrange or manipulate, especially by means of clever or thorough planning or maneuvering: to orchestrate a profitable trade agreement.

1875–80; < French orchestr(er) (derivative of orchestre orchestra) + -ate1

orchestration, noun
orchestrator, orchestrater, noun
overorchestrate, verb, overorchestrated, overorchestrating.
reorchestrate, verb, reorchestrated, reorchestrating.
reorchestration, noun
unorchestrated, adjective
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orchestrate (ˈɔːkɪˌstreɪt)
1.  to score or arrange (a piece of music) for orchestra
2.  to arrange, organize, or build up for special or maximum effect

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Word Origin & History

"to compose or arrange (music) for an orchestra," 1880, back formation from orchestration. The figurative sense is attested from 1883. Related: Orchestrated.
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Example sentences
It cost several million dollars and had to be orchestrated by a team of highly
  trained engineers over several months.
He says he knows because he orchestrated the cover-up.
Unless your suggesting that the western media orchestrated it and then reported
  it which requires quite an imagination to accept.
He orchestrated two ambitious and well-received exhibitions of tapestries, the
  first the museum had presented in decades.
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