: cowen the butterfly's ball
||The Butterfly's Ball
||Cowen, Frederic Hymen
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||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
||Dedicated to Robert Newman's Queen's Hall Orchestra.
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||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.