The Butterfly's Ball (Cowen, Frederic Hymen)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
|Work Title||The Butterfly's Ball|
|Composer||Cowen, Frederic Hymen|
|Year/Date of Composition||1901|
|First Performance||2 March 1901, the composer conducting, Queen's Hall, London. US Premiere: 28 November 1902, Theodore Thomas Orchestra (now the Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Theodore Thomas conducting|
|Dedication||Dedicated to Robert Newman's Queen's Hall Orchestra.|
|Average Duration||8 minutes|
|Instrumentation||3 Flutes, Piccolo, Oboes, Clarinets in B♭, Bassoons, 4 Horns in F, Trumpets in F, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Triangle, Glockenspiel, Celesta ad lib., Harp, Strings|
- MusicWeb review of Marco Polo recording gives 1901 date for composition, the same year as the copyright/publication date.
US premiere from a cso.org PDF.