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Dance Suite (Bernstein)

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein


Subtitle: For Brass Quintet and Optional Percussion


General Info

Year: 1990
Duration: c. 5:15
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $35.00


Movements

1. Dancisca, for Anthony – 00:50
2. Waltz, for Agnes – 00:47
3. Bi-Tango, for Mischa – 00:42
4. Two-Step, for Mr. B. – 00:33
5. MTV, for Jerry – 2:06


Instrumentation

Full Score
B-flat Trumpet I-II
Horn in F
Trombone
Tuba
Percussion (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

The final composition of the composer, written in 1989. Each of the five movements, Dancisca, Waltz, Bi-Tango, Two-Step and MTV, is dedicated to a choreographer-friend of the composer (Antony Tudor, Agnes DeMille, Mikhail Baryshnikov, George Balanchine, and Jerome Robbins). This is a vibrant work for brass quintet, and a significant contribution to the modern repertoire.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Boston (Mass.) Conservatory Wind Ensemble (Vimbayi Kaziboni, conductor) – 6 October 2018
  • All Saints Brass – 2018


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Bernstein, L. (1990). Dance Suite : For Brass Quintet and Optional Percussion [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: London.