Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Suite on English Folk Tunes "A Time there Was" (1974)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, nº 0-571-50820-0
    • Opus : 90
    • Commission: Hankin Booby, pour l'ouverture du Queen Elizabeth Hall, London on 1.3.67
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes (also 1 English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 13 June 1975
    Location :

     

    Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings


    Performers :

    English Chamber Orchestra, direction : Steuart Bedford.