Radio 3 Composer of the Week

Saint-Saens, Camille

Charles-Camille Saint-SaŽns (9 October 1835 Ė 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. His best-known works include Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (1863), the Second Piano Concerto (1868), the First Cello Concerto (1872), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), the Third Violin Concerto (1880), the Third ("Organ") Symphony... read more

Charles-Camille Saint-SaŽns (9 October 1835 Ė 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist o... read more

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Saint-Saens - Symphonies 1-5

Saint-Saens - Symphonies 1-5

Jean Martinon, Orchestre National de líORTF

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