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When was Dmitri Shostakovich Waltz No 2?

When was Dmitri Shostakovich Waltz No 2?

The Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 2 (Russian: Сюита для джазового оркестра №2) is a suite by Dmitri Shostakovich. It was written in 1938 for the newly founded State Jazz Orchestra of Victor Knushevitsky, and was premiered on 28 November 1938 in Moscow (Moscow Radio) by the State Jazz Orchestra.

What genre is Waltz No 2?

Originally scored for symphony orchestra, Shostakovich’s “Jazz Suite No. 2” is notable for the addition of saxophones, accordion and guitar. The appealing second waltz is in a light classical style and is wonderfully adapted for young concert bands in this arrangement.

What key is Shostakovich waltz 2 in?

C minor
Waltz 2 (in C minor and ternary form, middle section in E♭ major – A♭ major)

What movie is Jazz Suite No 2 in?

Eyes Wide Shut
2. Used in the film Eyes Wide Shut, Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite provides a soundtrack to the sexually charged adventures of Dr. Bill Harford, played by Tom Cruise, and his wife, Nicole Kidman.

Who created Waltz No 2?

Dmitri Shostakovich
Dmitri Shostakovich ‘Waltz No. 2’: What a Suite Dance!

Was Shostakovich married?

Irina Antonovna Shostakovichm. 1962–1975
Margarita Kainovam. 1956–1959Nina Vassilyevna Varzarm. 1932–1954
Dmitri Shostakovich/Spouse

Is Shostakovich public domain?

They don’t have to pay anyone for the rights. However, you need the sheet music for your students, and that may not be in the public domain. Composers including Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich are no longer in the public domain for complicated legal reasons that don’t bear exploring here.

Why is it called the second waltz?

Its popular name is coming from “Suite for Variety Orchestra” (also named Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra); a suite in eight movements, written after 1956 by the Russian composer. The “waltz” is the seventh movement of the suite, and it is the “second” waltz in the work, hence the name “The second waltz”.

What movie played the second waltz?

Other works include three operas, several song cycles, ballets, and a substantial quantity of film music; especially well known “The Second Waltz” as movie soundtrack for The First Echelon (1955–1956) film.

What is a jazz waltz?

A Jazz Waltz is a waltz played in a syncopated 3/4. It’s this syncopation, along with an extended harmony, that differentiates a jazz waltz from a traditional waltz. Many of our adult piano students in particular enjoy adding some jazz waltz selections to their piano repertoire.

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