George Benjamin (1960)

Sudden Time (1989 -1993)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1989 - 1993
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also 1 piccolo, 1 alto flute), 2 oboes (also 1 sopranino recorder), 1 English horn, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 1 contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 1 tuba, 5 percussionists, 1 timpani, 2 harp, 1 piano, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 21 July 1993
    Location :

    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Londres


    Performers :

    London Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : George Benjamin