Year

1956-1957


Duration

110'


Instrumentation

2(II=picc).1.corA.1.bcl.1.dbn - 4.3.2.1 - timp-3perc-cel(=pft)-2hrp-gtr - 1.1.1.1.1


Genre

Dance/Ballet Work with Guitar


Dedication

Frederick Ashton


Commission

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden


Premiere

London, United Kingdom, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 27 October 1958: The Royal Ballet, Hans Werner Henze (cond.) / Frederick Ashton, choreography


Publisher

Schott Musik International


Comment

Ballett in three acts by Frederick Ashton (after De la Motte-Fouqué).


Source

composer homepage; Schott website;