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.

 

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST INMO YANG | SAINT-SAENS VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.3 IN B MINOR | NEEME JARVI & ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE FRANCE | 2019

 

Szymanowski, Chausson & Saint-Saëns |CD|

Nicola Benedetti

Daniel Harding

London Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: April 4, 2006

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