Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Sinfonia da Requiem (1940)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1940
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 20
    • Dedication : 'In memory of my parents'
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes, 3 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 1 alto saxophone [ad lib.] , 6 horns [ou 4] , 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 4 percussionists, 1 timpani, 2 harp [ou 1] , 1 piano, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 30 March 1940

    Performers :

    New York Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : John Barbirolli.

Table of contents

  1. Lacrymosa
  2. Dies irae
  3. Requiem aeternam