Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2
piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion, harp, piano/celesta, strings
notes by Chris Myers
I. Juliet—the Young Girl
II. Friar Lawrence
IV. Romeo and Juliet Before Parting
V. Dance of the Girls With Lilies
VI. Romeo at Juliet's Grave
VII. The Montagues and the Capulets
Composed 1935. First performance: December 30, 1938, Brno, Czechoslovakia.
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