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Orchestral music by
Camille Saint-Saëns -
recommended by
GERALD FENECH

'... an exotic musical picture postcard full of perfumed sensuality and brazen march themes ...'

Saint-Saëns: Orchestral Works. © 2018 Naxos Rights US Inc

Born in Paris in 1835, Camille Saint-Saëns remains one of the most extraordinary and enigmatic musical prodigies in the history of Western music. A gifted pianist, he made his concert debut when aged only ten, at which he would boast of playing any of Beethoven's thirty-two sonatas as an encore. His early career focused on the conventional path of a church organist, first at Saint-Merri in Paris and later at the more famous La Madeleine, where he remained for some twenty years, gaining a reputation as an outstanding improviser...

Copyright © 28 June 2018 Gerald Fenech,
Gzira, Malta

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