Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Piano Concerto n° 1 (1938)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1938 - 26 jul 1938
      Revision dates : 1945
    • Duration : 33 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 13
    • Dedication : 'To Lennox Berkeley'
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 piano
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 18 August 1938
    Location :

    Londres, Queen's Hall


    Performers :

    Benjamin Britten et le B.B.C Symphony Orchestra, direction : Sir Henry Wood.

Table of contents

  1. Toccata
  2. Waltz
  3. Impromptu
  4. March