March (de Meij)

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Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich (arr. Johan de Meij)

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Subtitle: From Jazz Suite No. 2

General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 2:55
Difficulty: IV-1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Amstel Classics through Music Shoppe Europe
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - €127.00   |   Score Only (print) - €24.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat 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
Trumpet (in B-flat) I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Basses I-II
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Snare Drum
  • Tambourine
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

N.B. Jazz Suite No. 2 is the title given to the 1994 Johan de Meij arrangement of Shostakovich's post-1956 Suite for Variety Orchestra. Despite the title, this arrangement is not related to Shostakovich's 1938 Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2.


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte Wind Ensemble (Hunter Kopczynski, conductor) – 28 April 2023
  • Concordia University Chicago Wind Symphony (Richard R. Fischer, conductor) - Spring 2020
  • University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) University Band (Betsy McCann, conductor) – 9 December 2019
  • Pentagramma Winds (Cavalese, Italy) (Roberto Silvagn, conductor) – 15 November 2015

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

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

All Wind Works


  • Sostakovich, D.; de Meij, J. (1995). March : From Jazz Suite No. 2 : For Symphonic Band [score]. Amstel Music: Amsterdam.