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SAINT-SAËNS, C.: Symphonies, Vol. 2 - Symphony No. 3 / Symphony in A Major / Le rouet d'Omphale (C.A. Landström, Malmö Symphony, Soustrot)

    



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SAINT-SAËNS, C.: Symphonies, Vol. 2 - Symphony No. 3 / Symphony in A Major / Le rouet d'Omphale (C.A. Landström, Malmö Symphony, Soustrot)

Inspired by Liszt, to whose memory the work is dedicated, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 is ground-breaking in its inclusion of organ and piano. For the composer this represented ‘the progress made in modern instrumentation’ and the result is a work both spectacular and grandiose. By contrast the Symphony in A, his first completed symphony, is a youthful piece, fully revealing his admiration for Mozart, whilst Le rouet d’Omphale, dating from the 1870s, is an impressively atmospheric tone poem. Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2 are available on 8.573138.


Saint-Saëns, Camille

  Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, "Organ"
1.   I. Adagio - Allegro moderato - 00:10:53
2.   I. Poco adagio 00:10:24
3.   II. Allegro moderato - Presto - 00:07:45
4.   II. Maestoso - Allegro 00:07:48
  Symphony in A Major
5.   I. Poco adagio - Allegro vivace 00:07:55
6.   II. Larghetto 00:09:56
7.   III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace 00:03:01
8.   IV. Allegro molto - Presto 00:05:38
  Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31
9.   Le rouet d'Omphale, Op. 31 00:08:19

Total Playing Time: 01:11:39






Composer(s):
Saint-Saëns, Camille

Conductor(s):
Soustrot, Marc

Orchestra(s):
Malmö Symphony Orchestra

Artist(s):
Landstrom, Carl Adam

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573139

Barcode: 747313313976

Physical Release: 04/2015

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