Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Quatuor à cordes n°2 (1945)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1945 - 14 oct 1945
    • Duration : 31 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 36
    • Dedication : 'for Mrs J. L. Behrend'. Written to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of Purcell's death.
Detailed formation
  • 1 violon, 1 violon II, 1 alto, 1 violoncelle

Creation information

  • Date : 21 November 1945
    Location :

    Londres, Wigmore Hall


    Performers :

    The Zorian String Quartet.

Titres des parties

  1. Allegro Calmo
  2. Vivace
  3. Chacony