Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)

Circus Polka (for a young elephant) (1942)

for circus orchestra


stage work

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1942
      Revision dates : 1944
    • Duration : 4 mn
    • Editor : Schott
Detailed formation
  • 1 flute, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 2 percussionists, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 9 April 1942
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York, Madison Square Gardens


    Performers :

    M. Evans, direction.

  • 13 janvier 1944, version concert, États-Unis, Cambridge, par Igor Stravinsky : direction.