George Benjamin (1960)

Ringed by the Flat Horizon (1979 -1980)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1979 - 1980
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Cambridge University Musical Society
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes, 1 English horn, 3 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 1 piccolo trumpet, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 5 percussionists, 1 harp, 1 celesta, 1 piano, 16 violins, 16 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 5 March 1980
    Location :

    Cambridge


    Performers :

    Cambridge University Musical Society First Orchestra, direction: Mark Elder (Cambridge). BBC Symphony Orchestra, direction: Mark Elder (Londres)