Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Johnson over Jordan (1939)

Music for the piece by J.B. Priestley, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1939
    • Duration : 35 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
Detailed formation
  • 1 flute (also 1 piccolo), 1 oboe (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 alto saxophone, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 1 trombone, 1 timpani, 1 percussionist, 1 guitar, 1 piano, strings, 1 solo soprano [ad lib.]

Creation information

  • Date : 22 February 1939
    Location :

    Londres, New Theatre.


Observations

  • Il existe une version de 18 minutes Johnson Over Jordan Suite, créée en 1990, éditée par Faber.
  • Version optionnelle pour Spider and the Fly : 2 asax(=cl).2tsax(I=bcl.II=cl) - 3 tpt.2 trbn - drum kit - pno -gtr - vln.db