Camille Saint-Saëns  (1835-1921)
Last updated: 14.10.17
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, [Charles] Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, pupil of Halévy and Charles Gounod; able pianist from early childhood; also organist. Works include "Samson and Delilah" and other operas; symphonic poems on Liszt's lines, e.g. "Omphale's Spinning Wheel"; 5 symphonies (no. 3 with organ), "Danse Macabre", and other works for orchestra; 5 piano concertos, 3 violin concertos, 2 cello concertos, "The Carnival of Animals" for two pianos and orchestra; chamber music, church music, many songs. Frequently visited Britain in his exceptionally long and prolific career. Hon. Mus. D., Cambridge, 1893.
Books :
Books:
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book15.gif The Carnival of the Animals Camille Saint-Saens flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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CDs :
Recorder Music CDs:
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Recorder Sheet Music
Praise Ye The Lord of Hosts (D/A/T/B) (4902187)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00167)
763691.gifFossiles (Carnival of Animals) (S/D/A/T/B) (763691)
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA002)