Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Violin Concerto (1939)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1939 - 20 sep 1939
    • Duration : 31 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 15
    • Dedication : 'To Henry Boys'
Detailed formation
  • soliste : 1 violin
  • 3 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 28 March 1940

    Performers :

    Antonio Brosa et le New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : John Barbirolli.

Table of contents

  1. Moderato con moto
  2. Vivace
  3. Passacaglia