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Waltz No 2 (arr Connery)

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This work has been identified for inclusion in the Small Band Repertoire Initiative. You may find discussion of the work's challenges and merits under the Discussion tab above. You may also contribute your own thoughts and recommendations by joining the WRP.


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.


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe
Bassoon
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
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass
Piano
Timpani
Percussion I-II-III, including:

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


Errata

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.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

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


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