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Dmitri Shostakovich

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Waltz No. 2 (from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra - for strings) (1950)
Publisher
Schirmer Russian Music/Le Chant du Monde
Category
Orchestra
Sub Category
Chamber Orchestra
Year Composed
1950
Arranger/Editor
arr. Paul Lavender
Duration
4 Minutes
Availability
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Programme Note
Dmitri Shostakovich Waltz No. 2 (from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra - for strings) (1950)
Related Works:
   Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1
   Waltz No. 2 for band
   Waltz No. 2 for strings, piano(celeste), and percussion

Note:
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.

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