Beethoven Is Dancing Salsa!

From Wind Repertory Project
Beethoven is dancing Salsa!

Javier Pérez Garrido

General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 9:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Pérez Garrido Music
Cost: Score and Parts - Contact composer


Full Score
Flute I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
B-flat Flugelhorn I-II
Horn in F or Eb I-II
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium I-II
String Bass
Percussion (Up to 6 players, including:)

  • Bass Drum
  • Bongo Drums
  • Claves
  • Cha-cha Bell
  • Conga Drums
  • Cowbell Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Guiro
  • Maracas
  • Samba Whistle
  • Snare Drum
  • Timbales (Latin)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Beethoven is Dancing Salsa! is an amazing, rhythmic and funny suite that plays the most famous themes by master Ludwig van Beethoven (arranged into the Latin music rhythms). The musical selection includes 5th Symphony -Salsa-, Für Elise -salsa-, Moonlight -Cha-cha-chá-, Minuetto from Septet -fast Cha-chá-, The ruins of Athens, March -Classic-, 7th Symphony -Salsa-, Scherzo from 9th Symphony -Classic-, Violin Concerto -Bachata-, Piano Concerto nº5 -Cha-cha-chá-, 6th Symphony -Classic & Salsa- and Ode to Joy from 9th Symphony -Mambo-.

- Program Note by composer


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Sociedad Unión Musical Sta. Cecilia de Caudete, Spain (Javier Pérez Garrido, conductor) - 28 March 2014 *Premiere Performance*

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