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The Piano G & Ts Vol 3 / Chaminade, Saint-Saëns


Release Date: 10/30/2001 
Label:  Apr (Appian) Catalog #: 5533   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Cécile Louise ChaminadeCamille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Cécile Louise ChaminadeCamille Saint-SaënsMeyriane HéglonGabriel Willaume
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Here is an important historical sound document... Cécile Louise Stéphane Chaminade (1857-1944) virtually invented French salon music and to be able to hear her complete recordings for the first time since they were made a century ago is an illustration of the medium of the Compact Disc at its best... To hear Saint-Saëns himself in an extract from the first movement of the G minor Concerto (sans orchestre) is truly wondrous... Saint-Saëns is every bit as facile and dextrous as contemporary reports suggest, constantly pushing the music forward ­ sometimes impatiently ­ in playing of great character and finesse...The compilations, transfers production and notes are...a class act."

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Works on This Recording

1. Callirhoé by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1888; France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 47 Secs. 
2. Pas de écharpes, Op. 37 "Scarf Dance" by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 34 Secs. 
3. The Fauns, Op. 60 by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1892; France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4. Danse crèole for Piano, Op. 94 by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 6 Secs. 
5. La lisonjera, Op. 50 by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
6. Air de ballet, Op. 41 "Pierrette" by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
7. Improvised Cadenza on "Africa" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 43 Secs. 
8. Valse mignonne in E flat major, Op. 104 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 Secs. 
9. Valse nonchalante in D flat major, Op. 110 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
10. Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22: Excerpt(s) by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
11. Ascanio: La, la, la, la (Scozzone's Aria) by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Meyriane Héglon (Mezzo Soprano), Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
12. Rêverie by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano), Meyriane Héglon (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
Language: French 
13. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Printemps, qui commence by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Meyriane Héglon (Mezzo Soprano), Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: French 
14. Mélodies persanes (6), Op. 26: no 3, La solitaire by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Meyriane Héglon (Mezzo Soprano), Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1870; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Language: French 
15. Rhapsodie d'Auvergne for Piano and Orchestra in C major, Op. 73 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; France 
Date of Recording: 06/26/2004 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 1 Minutes 47 Secs. 
16. Le déluge, Op. 45: Prelude by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano), Gabriel Willaume (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
17. Elegie for Violin and Piano, Op. 143 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Gabriel Willaume (Violin), Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1915; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 4 Minutes 25 Secs. 
18. Suite algérienne in C major, Op. 60: 3rd movement, Rêverie du soir by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 42 Secs. 
19. Marche Militaire Française by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 3 Minutes 35 Secs. 
20. Mazurka for Piano no 1 in G minor, Op. 21 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
21. Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Camille Saint-Saëns (Piano), Gabriel Willaume (Violin)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Date of Recording: 11/24/1919 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 59 Secs. 
22. Trois danses anciennes for Piano, Op. 95: no 3, Courante by Cécile Louise Chaminade
Performer:  Cécile Louise Chaminade (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899; France 
Date of Recording: 1901 
Venue:  London, England 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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