Camille Saint-Saëns  (1835-1921)
Last updated: 01.06.22
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.
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
       
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Excerpts From Samson and Delilah Edison Blue Amberol: 23296 Moss-Squire Celeste Orchestra
audioextmp315.gif My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice Edison Blue Amberol: 2158 Mary Jordan
     Title Author Supplier
       
book15.gif  Camille Saint-Saens : A Life Brian Rees flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  The Carnival of the Animals Camille Saint-Saens flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  Saint-Saens: Arthur, Hervey flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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Recorder Music CDs:
cd15.gif Michael Copley Handel with Care
cd15.gif Michael Copley Micro Classics
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Nashville Mandolin Ensemble All the Rage: Mandolin Ensemble Music From 1897-1924 flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
Recorder Sheet Music
Praise Ye The Lord of Hosts (D/A/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Polyphonic Publications (PP00167)
763691.gifFossiles (Carnival of Animals) (S/D/A/T/B)smp_unav15.gif
Score and Parts.
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest (HARA002)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 4 works by Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Mon Coeur S'ouvre A Toi Voix 19-- M. Santley (perf.)
Excerpts From Samson and Delilah 1914 Moss-Squire Celeste Orchestra (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
My Heart at Thy Sweet Voice 1914 Mary Jordan (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
Der Frühling erwachte ? Ernestine Schumann-Heink (perf.)  youtube15.jpg
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Der Frühling erwachte 4:06 Ernestine Schumann-Heink