britten's arrangement was made for Lincoln Kirstein's ballet company and used for the first time on 11 February 1941. It was used again when the company visited Covent Garden in 1946. See Letters from a Life, volume 2, p. 912.
2 fl (II=picc), 2 ob, 2 cl in A and B flat, 2 bn - 2 hn, 2 tpt in B flat and C, trbn - timp, perc (trgl, sd) - harp - str
The score was believed missing for many years, but in 2013 the score resurfaced in the American Ballet Theatre's warehouse in Secaucus, New Jersey.