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Greatest Hits - Saint-saens


Release Date: 11/14/1995 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 69251   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yo-Yo MaGabin LauridonMichel ArrignonGaby Casadesus,   ... 
Conductor:  Philippe EntremontEugene OrmandyLorin MaazelLeonard Bernstein,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia OrchestraORTF National OrchestraNew York Philharmonic,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carnival of the animals: no 13, The swan by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
2.
Carnival of the animals: no 14, Finale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Gabin Lauridon (Double Bass), Michel Arrignon (Clarinet), Gaby Casadesus (Piano),
Alain Marion (Flute), Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Michel Cerruti (Xylophone),
Michel Cals (Glockenspiel), Régis Pasquier (Violin), Yan Pascal Tortelier (Violin),
Philippe Entremont (Piano), Gérard Caussé (Viola)
Conductor:  Philippe Entremont
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
3.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Written: 1877 
4.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Lorin Maazel (Violin)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
5.
Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ": Maestoso/Allegro "Finale" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Leonard Raver (Organ)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
6.
Marche Militaire Française by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; France 
7.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Pinchas Zukerman (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
8.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  John DeMain
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theatre Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
9.
Morceau de concert for Horn and Orchestra in F minor, Op. 94 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Mason Jones (French Horn)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
10.
Romance for Flute and Orchestra in D flat major, Op. 37 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marielle Nordmann (Harp), Jean-Pierre Rampal (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
11.
Concerto for Piano no 2 in G minor, Op. 22: 3rd movement, Presto by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Cecile Licad (Piano)
Conductor:  André Previn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 

Sound Samples

Danse Bacchanale from Act III of Samson et Dalila, Op. 47
No. 13: The Swan (Chamber version)
No. 14: Finale (Chamber version)
Danse macabre, Op. 40
Marche Militaire Française from Suite Algérienne, Op. 60
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix from Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 (Act II)
Morceau de concert in F minor for Horn and Orchestra, Op. 94
Romance, Op. 37
III. Presto from Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22
II. Allegro moderato - Presto - Maestoso - Allegro from Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, Organ

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