Waltz No 2 (arr Connery)

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. André Waignein as Brian Connery)

General Info

Year: 1956 / 1996
Duration: c. 3:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Curnow Music Press
Cost: Score and Parts – Out of print.


Full Score
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III
Trombone I-II-III
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Triangle


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Waltz No. 2 is the fifth movement from Shostakovich's post-1956 Suite for Variety Orchestra. It is not related to the composer's 1938 Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2.

N.B. Conductor notes developed specifically for the small band program may be found in Discussion tab, above.


State Ratings

  • Georgia: III
  • Tennessee: IV
  • West Virginia: III


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Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Waltz No. 2 (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Brown) (post 1956/2021)

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