Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Second Suite for Cello (1967)

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1967 - 17 aug 1967
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Opus : 80
    • Dedication : 'For Slava'
Detailed formation
  • 1 violoncelle

Creation information

  • Date : 17 June 1968
    Location :

    The Maltings, Snape, Aldeburgh Festival


    Performers :

    Mstislav Rostropovitch.

Table of contents

  1. Declamato: Largo
  2. Fuga: Andante
  3. Scherzo: Allegro molto
  4. Andante lento
  5. Ciaccona: Allegro