Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Sinfonietta (1932)

for chamber orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 20 jun 1932 - 09 jul 1932
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 1
    • Dedication : "to Franck Bridge"
Detailed formation
  • 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 violin, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass [ou petit orchestre à cordes]

Creation information

  • Date : 31 January 1933
    Location :

    Londres, The Ballet Club (Mercury Theatre), Macnaghten-Lemare concert


Table of contents

  • Poco presto ed agitato
  • Variations
  • Tarantella