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Dance I (de Meij)

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. Johan de Meij)

Subtitle: From Jazz Suite No. 2

General Info

Year: 1938 / 1995
Duration: c. 3:05
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Jazz orchestra
Publisher: Amstel Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €127.00   |   Score Only (print) - €24.00


Full Score
Condensed Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba I-II
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III (3 players), including:

  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Xylophone



None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Dance I is the third movement from Johan de Meij's Jazz Suite No. 2, which in turn is an arrangement of Shostakovich's post-1956 Suite for Variety Orchestra.

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

State Ratings

  • North Carolina: VI


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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Perusal score
  • Shostakovich, D.; Meij, J. (1995). Dance I [score]. Amstel Music: Amsterdam, The Netherlands.