Related Works: Suite for Variety Orchestra No. 1 Waltz No. 2
for band Waltz No. 2
for strings, piano(celeste), and percussionNote:
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.