Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 1 (Shostakovich)
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The Suite for Jazz Orchestra No. 1 (commonly known as Jazz Suite No. 1) by Dmitri Shostakovich was composed in 1934. It has three movements:
The suite is scored for 3 saxophones (soprano, alto and tenor), 2 trumpets, trombone, wood block, snare drum, cymbals, glockenspiel, xylophone, banjo, Hawaiian guitar, piano, violin and double bass. The premiere was on March 24, 1934.
- Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam conducted by Riccardo Chailly (DECCA)
- National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine conductor; Theodore Kuchar (Brilliant Classics)
- Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons (EMI)
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