Polovetzian Dance composed by Alexander Borodin (1833-1887). Arranged by Lloyd Conley. For 4 Bb clarinets. Grade 3.5. Score and set of parts. Duration 4 minutes, 25 seconds. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.15165).
Serving as the basis for the 1953 hit song Stranger In Paradise from Kismet, this arrangement of the lyrical Borodin theme gives every part a chance to play melodic lead. Additional highlights include a dramatic modulation from Bb to C major midway through and a whisper-quiet ending. Duration 4:25.