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Waltz No. 2 (arr Curnow)

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. James Curnow)


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This work is an arrangement of the fourth movement of Suite for Variety Orchestra.


General Info

Year: 1956 / 2010
Duration: c. 3:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Schirmer Music
Cost: Score and Parts - $65.00   |   Score Only - $7.50


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
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
Trombone I-II
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Originally misidentified as the “lost” Suite for Jazz Orchestra, No. 2, Shostakovich's Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra is notable for the addition of saxophones, accordion and guitar to the typical symphony orchestra instrumentation. The appealing second waltz is in a light classical style, and is adapted by James Curnow.

- Program Note from publisher


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