Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)

Preludia taneczne [Dance Preludes] (1955)

for clarinet and chamber orchestra
[Préludes de danses]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1955
    • Duration : 7 mn
    • Publisher : Chester Music
Detailed formation
  • soloist : clarinet
  • timpani, percussionist, harp, piano, 8 violins, 8 second violins, 6 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : June 1963
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Aldeburgh Festival


    Performers :

    Gervase de Peyer : clarinette, English Chamber Orchestra, direction : Benjamin Britten.

Table of contents

  • I. Allegro molto
  • II. Andantino
  • III. Allegro giocoso
  • IV. Andante
  • V. Allegro molto