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The Best Of Saint-saëns


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Emi Studio Catalog #: 69112   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alexis WeissenbergAldo CiccoliniMichel DebostRobert Cordier,   ... 
Conductor:  Georges PrêtreWalter SusskindPierre DervauxSir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire ParisConcert Arts OrchestraOrchestre de Paris,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Alexis Weissenberg (Piano), Aldo Ciccolini (Piano), Michel Debost (Flute),
Robert Cordier (Cello), Jacques Cazauran (Double Bass)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de la Société du Conservatoire Paris
Written: 1886 
Date of Recording: 06/1966 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 20 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2.
Introduction and Rondo capriccioso for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Nathan Milstein (Violin)
Conductor:  Walter Susskind
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Concert Arts Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 02/1960 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 38 Secs. 
3.
Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 6 Minutes 43 Secs. 
4.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47: Bacchanale by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Opera Orchestra
Written: 1877 
Date of Recording: 10/1962 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 6 Minutes 44 Secs. 
5.
Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin (Violin)
Conductor:  Sir Eugene Goossens
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; France 
Date of Recording: 09/14/1957 
Venue:  Kingsway Hall, London 
Length: 10 Minutes 1 Secs. 
6.
Phaéton, Op. 39 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 9 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7.
Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Pierre Dervaux
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestre de Paris
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  Salle Wagram, Paris 
Length: 9 Minutes 7 Secs. 

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