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ARRANGEMENT EDITING


Arrangement Editing refers to changing the arrangement segment order of a song through isolating, cutting, copying, and pasting.  Often this is done to reduce the length of a song to fit within a certain time.  Long ago, some bands that played complicated music would play their songs in sections that had to be manually edited together later on.

An EXTENDED REMIX is a version of a song that includes extra parts often made by editing together alternative mixes.  For example, a short song would play until the end and then be cut back to the beginning but with most instruments turned off for a drum breakdown.  Then other instruments would gradually be turned back on as the song built back up from drums to the full sound.  Finally, once everything is back up it would cut to a chorus repeating over and over and then to the original ending of the song.