Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

The Little Sweep / Let's Make an Opera (1949)

An Entertainment for Young People


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1949
    • Duration : 1 h 10 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 45
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Eric Crozier

Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo sopranos, 1 solo contralto, 1 solo tenor, 1 solo bass voice, 6 contralto children voices
  • 1 percussionist, 1 piano [4 mains] , 1 violin, 1 second violin, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 double bass

Creation information

  • Date : 14 June 1949
    Location :

    Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh


    Performers :

    English Opera Group, direction : Norman Del Mar ; production Basil Coleman et Stuart Burg.

Observations

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