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  Lesson Tutor: Classical Composer Camille Saint-Saens Biography
Born in 1835 in Paris, Camille Saint-Saens was the son of a civil servant, and although I could find little to tell about either of his parents, I do know that he was extremely fond of his mother, because when she died in 1888 he contemplated suicide.
Saint Saens too had his share in that field, but he composed such a fine body of orchestral and instrumental music that he contributed in no small measure to shifting the center of gravity away from the opera house and towards the concert hall.
Camille Saint-Saens was a man of wide interests, and had a lively curiosity in many other subjects besides music.
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 Saint Saens
harles Camille Saint-Saëns was born in Paris, France at the Rue du Jardin on October 9, 1935 and died after a rough trip to Algeria in Algiers near the seaside on Friday December 16, 1921 at 10:30, at the age of eighty-six.
Camille Saint-Saëns was desperately precocious composing his first piece at the age of three a "Galop" for piano.
Given Camille Saint-Saëns's mastery of the organ, it should hardly be surprising that one of his best-loved orchestral pieces is his "Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, known as the "Organ Symphony" because of the majestic use of the instrument in the finale.
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 Camille Saint-Saëns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Camille Saint-Saëns (October 9, 1835 - December 16, 1921) was a French composer and performer.
Camille Saint-Saëns died on December 16, 1921, in Algiers.
His body was brought back to Paris for a state funeral and was buried in the Cimetiere de Montparnasse, in Paris.
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 Camille Saint-Saëns
Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (October 9, 1835 – December 16, 1921) was a French composer and performer.
A child prodigy, two years after his birth he could already read and write and began piano lessons then almost immediately began composing.
His body was brought back to Paris for a state funeral and was buried in the Cimetière du Montparnasse, in Paris.
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 Camille Saint-Saëns
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, [Charles] Camille Saint-Saëns was a French composer, pupil of Halévy and Charles Gounod ; able pianist from early childhood; also organist.
Saint-Saëns, Camille (1835-1921), biography and works by naxos.com.
The Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens
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 Saint-Saens - Triptyque - Biography of Saint-Saens
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 and gavotte.
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 Camille Saint Seans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
1835-Camille Saint Saens was born on October 9, 1835 in Paris, France.
1840-Camille Saint Saens studied one of Mozart's operas and peformed it on the piano in public.
Camille Saint Saens was a very talented musician!
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 glbtq >> arts >> Saint-Saëns, Camille
Though now considered a rather conservative composer and one of the last proponents of nineteenth-century French musical Romanticism, Camille Saint-Saëns was widely regarded as a virtuoso by his peers and contemporaries, and he was one of the most highly honored French artistic figures of his day.
His personal life was both dramatic and glamorous, and he traveled in circles that included many of the most prominent homosexual figures of the fin-de-siècle.
Charles Camille Saint-Saëns was born on October 9, 1835 in Paris.
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 BBC - h2g2 - Camille Saint-Saens - the Composer
His father, a clerk in the French government service, died of tuberculosis two months later, and his upbringing was shared between his mother, Clémence, and a great-aunt who began to teach him piano from an early age.
An argument over the performance of foreign works led to Saint Saëns and Bussine resigning the joint presidency of the Societe Nationale de Musique in 1886.
Perched in their lofty seats the Parisian organists were other-worldly, remote figures who held audiences spell-bound with their dazzling virtuosity.
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 Camille Saint-Saens News
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Camille Saint-Saens' opera "Samson and Delilah' isn't quite that old, but it premiered in1877.
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 Danse Macabre by Camille Saint Saens MP3
Camille Saint Saens was admired by Liszt and Gounod and taught Faure - working in Paris as a teacher and an organist at the Madeline.
The original orchestration has been greatly simplified with steel drums standing in for the strings and the pianos but the use of the marimba proved particularly effective in the Fossils piece.
For the Symphonic Poem - Danse Macabre by Camille Saint Saens, we adapted a piano transcription, augmenting the steel drums on this occasion with a flying sine synth, as well as bass, timpani and cymbals.
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 Biography of Camille Saint-Saëns - PianoParadise
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Camille Saint-Saens: Morceau De Concert - Horn/Piano Composed by Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921).
28 - Piano / Violin Composed by Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921), arranged by Henry Schradieck.
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 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) : Library of Congress Citations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Title: Un Exemple du rcole social du spectacle, Camille Saint-Saens et la crbeation du Thbecatre des araenes de Bbeziers, discours prononcbe par M. Marcel Nussy Saint-Saens...
Control No.: n 42032197 Heading: Saint-Saens, Camille, 1835-1921 References: Sen-Sans, Kamil', 1835-1921 Sans, Kamil' Sen-, 1835-1921 Saint-Saens, Charles Camille, 1835-1921 Saint-Saens, C. (Camille), 1835-1921 Saens, Camille Saint-, 1835-1921 Sen-Sansas, K., 1835-1921 Sen-Sans, K. (Kamil'), 1835-1921 Notes: His Six betudes pour la main gauche seule, op.
Marche militaire franpcaise References: nnaa Saint-Saens, Camille, 1835-1921.
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 AllRefer.com - Charles Camille Saint-SaEns (Music: History, Composers, And Performers, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Charles Camille Saint-SaEns, Music: History, Composers, And Performers, Biographies
Charles Camille Saint-SaEns[shArl kAmE´yu´ saN-sANs] Pronunciation Key, 1835–1921, French composer.
A child prodigy, he made his debut as a pianist at 10 and entered the Paris Conservatory in 1848.
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 CLASSICAL MUSIC ARCHIVES: Biography of Camille Saint-Saëns
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Saint-Saëns, (Charles) Camille (b Paris, 1835; d Algiers, 1921).
In 1852 met and became friends with Liszt, by whom he was much influenced.
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 Charles Camille Saint-Saens Biography / Biography of Charles Camille Saint-Saens Main Biography
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The French composer Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921) wrote music in almost every form and medium, characterized by polish and skill although lacking in ultimate depth or passion.
Born in Paris into a moderately poor family, Camille Saint-Saëns began his musical education by studying piano with his grandaunt.
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 Camille Saint-Saëns
This prolific French composer synthesized Viennese classical and romantic styles with his taste for French salon pieces, opera, and exotic impressionistic pieces to create many colorful, character-filled compositions.
Toward the end of his life, Camille Saint-Saëns began writing in a more original, austere style similar to that of Gabriel Fauré.
In the Disney Studios-animated feature Fantasia 2000 (1999), the joyous, energetic Finale of Saint-Saëns' delightful set of musical caricatures entitled Carnival of the Animals accompanies the antics of a flock of proper, gracefully dancing and gliding flamingos.
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 Target : Entertainment : Books : Entertainment : Music : Musical Genres : Classical : Composers : Saint-Saens, Camille   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Camille Saint-Saens and the French Solo Concerto : From 1850 to 1920
Camille Saint-Saëns und das französische Solokonzert von 1850 bis 1920 (Schott Musikwissenschaft)
Camille Saint-Saens 1835-1921: A Thematic Catalogue of His Complete Works : The Instrumental Works (Camille Saint-Saens)
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 Encyclopedia: Camille Saint Saens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (IPA: [ʃaʁl.kamij.sɛ̃sɑ̃s]) (October 9, 1835 –; December 16, 1921) was a French composer and performer.
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 99Malls: Camille Saint-Saens Sheet Music and Scores
Here is an alphabetical listing of popular Camille Saint-Saens sheet music editions, Saint-Saens scores, Saint-Saens songbooks, collections and arrangements available (390 in all!).
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Saint Saens Trio Op 18 Pa Trio -- more info
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 Malaspina Great Books - Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The composer and performer Camille Saint-Saens was born on October 9, 1835 in Paris,; France.
The result is an integrated multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary database built upon the framework of a Great Books Core List developed by Mortimer Adler (1902-2001).
For rare and hard to find works we recommend our Alibris list of titles about Camille Saint-Saens.
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 Camille Saint-Saens: A Guide to Research And Esther's Story
Camille Saint-Saens: A Guide to Research And Esther's Story
A key figure in establishing an identifiable French musical style in the nineteenth century, this annotated bibliography catalogs the studies of Saint-Saens' life and works as well as examining the composer's own correspondence and essays.
Retells the story of Esther, the queen who risked the wrath of a king to save her people from destruction, and whose courage and wisdom are celebrated during the feast of Purim
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 Anecdote - [Charles] Camille Saint-Saens - Young Saint-Saens   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Anecdote - [Charles] Camille Saint-Saens - Young Saint-Saens
One evening, young Camille Saint-Saens accompanied his parents to a symphony concert.
Saint-Saens, [Charles] Camille (1835-1921) French composer [noted for his symphonies, operas, and symphonic poems, including Danse Macabre (1874)]
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 Amazon.com: Saint-Saens: Symphony No3; Dukas: Sorcerer's Apprentice: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 ~ Camille Saint-Saens (Composer), et al
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) composed in professional, logical, clean, old-fashioned manner and never went down the path of Strauss and Debussy.
The output of Saint-Saens parallels the visual art of a Bourgereau or Lefebvre.
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 Camille Saint-Saëns - Classical Composers Database   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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Georges Bizet, Alfredo Catalani, Leo Delibes, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Charles Gounod, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giacomo Puccini, Gioachino Rossini, Camille Saint-Saens, Giuseppe Verdi
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 Camille Saint-Saëns Information Page
Brian Ress, Camille Saint_Saëns: A life, Chatto and Windus, 1999
Camille Saint-Saens 1835-1921 : A Thematic Catalogue of His Complete Works.
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 ArkivMusic | Camille Saint-Saëns
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 Sheet Music publication - Camille Saint-Saens & Franzosische
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