Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Prelude and Fugue (1943)

pour orchestre à cordes de 18 instruments

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1943 - may 1943
    • Duration : 8 mn 30 s
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 29
    • Dedication : 'To Boyd Neel and his orchestra, on the occasion of their 10th birthday, 23 June 1943'
Detailed formation
  • 5 violons, 5 violons II, 3 altos, 3 violoncelles, 2 contrebasses

Creation information

  • Date : 23 June 1943
    Location :

    Londres, Wigmore Hall


    Performers :

    Boyd Neel Orchestra, direction : Boyd Neel.