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Extra subject
cello/contrabasrecital
Title
Sonate no.1
Composer
Camille Saint-Saëns 1835-1921
Performer
Emmanuelle Bertrand  (cello) Pascal Amoyel 1971- (piano)
Publisher
Harmonia Mundi, 2007
1 cd
Recording date
2006
Playing time
01:08:43
EAN
0794881835324
CDR
CCX1432

About Camille Saint-Saëns

Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (French: [ʃaʁl kamij sɛ̃ sɑ̃(s)]; 9 October 1835 – 16 December 1921) was a French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. His best-known works include Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (1863), the Second Piano Concerto (1868), the First Cello Concerto (1872), Danse macabre (1874), the opera Samson and Delilah (1877), the Third Violin Concerto (1880), the Third ("Organ") Symphony (1886) and The Carnival of the Animals (1886).

Saint-Saëns was a musical prodigy; he made his concert debut at the age of ten. After studying at the Paris Conservatoire he followed a conventional career as a church organist, first at Saint-Merri, Paris and, from 1858, La Madeleine, the official church of the French Empire. After leaving the post twenty years later, h…Read more on Wikipedia