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Saint-Saëns and his circle.

James Harding

Saint-Saëns and his circle.

by James Harding

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Published by Chapman & Hall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 226-229.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML410.S15 H2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5938097M
    LC Control Number65006556
    OCLC/WorldCa519518

    Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (9 October – 16 December ) was a French late-Romantic composer, organist, conductor, and pianist. He is known especially for The Carnival of the Animals, Danse macabre, Samson and Delilah, Piano Concerto No. 2, Cello Concerto No. 1, Havanaise, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, and his Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony). Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t73v4xf8n Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

    Camille Saint-Saëns was something of an anomaly among French composers of the nineteenth century in that he wrote in virtually all genres, including opera, symphonies, concertos, songs, sacred and secular choral music, solo piano, and chamber music. He was generally not a pioneer, though he did help to revive some earlier and largely forgotten dance forms, like the bourée .   This book provides the fullest account yet to appear in English of the composer's long life and huge musical output. The struggle for recognition, the crucial role played in the formation of a French national school after , his controversial views on such questions as modern music and the influence of Wagner, his character and outlook are extensively /5(1).

      E ven before its opening solo in Debussy's Prélude à l'Après-Midi defined a whole new world of musical thought and feeling, the flute was established as a . songs. He began his formal musical training in and made his debut as a concert pianist in , before his eleventh birthday. After graduating from the Paris Conservatory in , Saint-Saëns gained recognition among his peers as an organ virtuoso and thus won the coveted position of chief organist at the Madeleine Church in Paris, a post.


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Saint-Saëns, Camille (Charles Camille Saint-Saëns). Born Oct. 9,in Paris; died Dec. 16,in Algiers; buried in Paris. French composer, pianist, conductor, music critic, and public figure. Member of the Institut de France (); recipient of an honorary doctorate from Cambridge University (); honorary member of the St.

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Page edges are tanned and there is staining on the edges of pages 19 and and in the foreword section. James Harding, Saint-Saëns and His Circle (), is the most important study of the composer in English.

Saint-Saënsisone of the subjects of Donald Brook, Five Great French Composers (). Additional Sources. Camille Saint-Sa ns is a memorable figure not only for his successes as a composer of choral and orchestral works, and the eternally popular opera Samson et Dalila, but also because he was a keen observer of the musical culture in which he lived.

A composer of vast intelligence and erudition, Saint-Sa ns was at the same time one of the foremost writers on music in his Reviews: 1.

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Saint-Saëns circa Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. His best-known works include Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, the Second Piano Concerto (), the First Cello Concerto (), Danse macabre (), the opera Samson and Delilah (), the Third Violin Concerto (), the Third.

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He was a champion of instrumental music in France when it was extremely low in popular esteem. In his later years, Saint-Saëns became highly conservative, strenuously opposing modern music. See his Musical Memories (tr. ); biographies by A. Hervey (, repr. ) and W. Lyle (, repr. ); J. Harding, Saint-Saëns and His Circle.

Saint-Saëns: A Critical Biography. By Stephen Studd. London: Cygnus Arts, [x, p. ISBN $] Camille Saint-Saëns was arguably the most famous and influential composer in France at the turn of the last century, a fact that might surprise many who know little of his music and even less about his life and work.

63 Tiersot, Julien, Un Demi-siècle de musique française (–), 2nd edn (Paris, ), 64 Saint-Saëns's painful relationships with women (and, more generally, his conflicted sexual identity) are discussed, though not sensitively, in Harding, James, Saint-Saëns and his Circle (London, ), 57 –8, –4, –6.Camille Saint-Saëns is a memorable figure not only for his successes as a composer of choral and orchestral works, and the eternally popular opera Samson et Dalila, but also because he was a keen observer of the musical culture in which he lived.

A composer of vast intelligence and erudition, Saint-Saëns was at the same time one of the foremost writers on music in his day.