French Composer Camille Saint-Saëns Was Born On This Day in 1835 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French composer Camille Saint-Saëns was born on this day in 1835

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French composer Camille Saint-Saëns was born on this day in 1835.

Dying in 1921, his signature works include ‘The Carnival of the Animals’, ‘Danse Macabre’, ‘Samson and Delilah’, his 1st Cello Concerto – and his 3rd Symphony.

Saint-Saëns
’ major contributions to the violin repertoire includes 3 violin concertos and 2 sonatas – and the cornerstone showpieces ‘Havanaise’ and ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’.

JANINE JANSEN | SAINT-SAËNS | INTRODUCTION AND RONDO CAPRICCIOSO | BERLIN PHILHARMONIC

 

Szymanowski, Chausson & Saint-Saëns |CD|

Nicola Benedetti

Daniel Harding

London Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: April 4, 2006

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