French composer Camille Saint-Saëns died on this day in 1921 – 97 years ago, aged 86.
Saint-Saens’ signature works include The Carnival of the Animals, Danse Macabre, Samson and Delilah, his 1st Cello Concerto and his 3rd Organ Symphony.
His major contributions to the violin repertoire include 3 concertos, 2 sonatas – and the evergreen bravura works Havanaise and Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso.
VC YOUNG ARTIST WILLIAM HAGEN & LIEBRECHT VANBECKEVOORT | SAINT-SAËNS | INTRODUCTION ET RONDO CAPRICCIOSO | 2015 QUEEN ELISABETH INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
The Best of Saint-Saëns |CD|
Release Date: October 11, 1994