Saint-Saëns, Charles-Camille (1835 – 1921)

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Title / Tracks
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1863
Introduction and Rondo Capiccioso, Op. 28
  1. David Oistrakh (violin),
    Boston Symphony Orchestra,
    Charles Munch
  1. RCA Red Seal
    LM-1988 LP
    8:42, 12233, M
1872 Omphale's Spinning Wheel in A, Op. 31
  1. National Orchestra of the ORTF,
    Jean Martinon
  2. The Paris Conservatoire Orchestra,
    Jean Martinon
  1. MHS 1232 (1978) LP
    7:34, 10628, S
  2. London STS 15093
    (1965) LP
    7:38, 10745, S
1874 Danse Macabre in g, Op. 40
  1. National Orchestra of the ORTF,
    Jean Martinon
  2. The Paris Conservatoire Orchestra,
    Jean Martinon
  1. MHS 1232 (1978) LP
    6:44, 9456, S
  2. London STS 15093
    (1965) LP
    6:49, 9593, S
1877
Samson and Delilah, Op. 47
(Samson et Dalila)
  1. Act I: Arrêtez, Ô Mes Frères!
  2. Act II: Aria: Amour! Viens Aider Ma Faiblesse
  3. Act II: Duet: En Ces Lieux (Part 1)
  4. Act II: Duet: En Ces Lieux (Concl.) /
    Aria: Mon Coeur S'Ouvre À Ta Voix
  5. Act III: Mill Scene: Vois Ma Misère
  6. Act III: Finale: Gloire A Dagon Vainqueur!
  1. Risë Stevens, Mario Del Monaco,
    Clifford Harvout,Ezio Flagello,
    Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus,
    Fausto Cleva
  2. (Bacchanale)
    Cincinnati Pops Orchestra,
    Erich Kunzel
  1. RCA Victor Red Seal
    LM-2309 (1959)
    I: 13:14, 12395, S
    II: 3:33, 3329, S
    III: 1:47, 1689, S
    IV: 17:28, 16352, S
    V: 7:02, 7542, S
    VI: 8:03, 7542, S
  2. Telarc CD-80115
    (1985) DDD
    7:27, 10490, S
1886 Symphony No. 3 in c, Op. 78
  1. Adagio - Allegro moderato - Poco adagio
  2. Allegro moderato
  3. Finale: Maestoso
  1. Marie-Claire Alain (organ),
    National Orchestra of the ORTF,
    Jean Martinon
  2. George Crook (organ),
    Joseph Kahn (piano),
    NBC Symphony Orchestra,
    Arturo Toscanini
  3. Jean Guillou (organ),
    San Francisco Symphony,
    Edo de Waart
  1. MHS 1232 (1978) LP
    I: 20:10, 28330, S
    II: 7:28, 10498, S
    III: 7:45, 10887, S
  2. RCA Red Seal LM-1874
    (1952) LP
    I: 20:06, 28238, M
    II-III: 14:51, 20866, M
  3. Philips 412619-2
    (1984) DDD
    I: 10:03, 14134, S
        9:49, 13807, S
    II: 7:46, 10917, S
    III: 9:38, 13547, S
1886
The Carnival of the Animals
(Le carnaval des animaux) 1886


  1. Noel Coward reading the Ogden Nash
    verses (premiere)
    Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra,
    Leonid Hambro and Jascha Zayde (pianos)
  1. ML 4355 (1949) LP
    27:04, 38024, M

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