Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Canadian Carnival (1939)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1939 - 10 dec 1939
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 19
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets [ou 2] , 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 2 percussionists, 1 timpani, 1 harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 6 June 1940
    Location :

    Création radiophonique, B.B.C. Bristol


    Performers :

    Clarence Raybould, direction.

  • Date : 12 June 1945
    Location :

    Cheltenham Festival


    Performers :

    le London Philharmonic Orchestra, direction : Benjamin Britten.