Simple Symphony. 4-movt. work for str. orch. (or str. qt.), Op.4, by Britten, based on themes he wrote in 1923, 1924, 1925, and 1926 and re-scored in 1933–4. Movts. are named: Boisterous Bourrée, Playful Pizzicato, Sentimental Saraband, Frolicsome Finale. F.p. Norwich, 1934, cond. Britten.
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