Waltz No. 2 ((from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra)). Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975). Arranged by Paul Lavender. For Orchestra, String Orchestra (Score & Parts). String Orchestra. Grade 3-4. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50489967).
ISBN 1423494490. 9x12 inches.
For Strings, Piano/Celesta and Percussion
Shostakovich's waltz has become an international icon, made popular by artists like Andre Rieu and recently heard prominently in Stanley Kubrick's final film, Eyes Wide Shut. Taken from Shostakovich's Suite for Variety Orchestra, Paul Lavender's skilled adaptation is ideally suited for both serious and light programming.
About 2011 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces
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