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Beethoven is dancing Salsa!

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Beethoven is dancing Salsa! Score cover

Javier Pérez Garrido

General Info

Year: 2013
Duration: c. 9:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Manuscript. Contact composer at
Cost: Unknown


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

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


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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

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

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