Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Scottish Ballad (1941)

for 2 pianos and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1941 - 27 oct 1941
    • Duration : 13 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 26
    • Dedication : 'For Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson'
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 2 pianos
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 3 bassoons [ou 2] , 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 28 November 1941

    Performers :

    Ethel Bartlett et Rae Robertson et le Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, direction : Eugène Goossens.