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Camille Saint-Saens

Camille Saint-Saens

by Brian Rees

Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 9780571243129
Pages: 512
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 13 Mb
Date posting: 2020-09-22
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Camille Saint-Saens was a child prodigy who grew to be acclaimed in his lifetime as the incarnation of French genius: a virtuoso pianist, also declared by Liszt to be the world's greatest organist. His best-known work was the witty Carnival of the Animals, but no less remarkable were the opera Samson et Delila and the Organ Symphony, while the Danse Macabre, Piano Concerto no. 2 and Cello Concerto no. 1 remain much loved. Saint-Saens championed up-and-coming French composers, ...