Audio :: Orchestral Excerpt Performance by Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra :: Label Naxos Regular CD
Work: Saint-Såens, Voliere from Carnival of the Animals
Composed: February, 1886
First Performance: February 26th 1922 (posthumously) was the first public performance. Saint-Saens had not allowed performances of the work during his lifetime, believing the work may cause damage to his reputation as a serious composer.
Introduction et marche royale du lion (Introduction and royal march of the lion)
Poules et coqs (Hens and roosters)
Hémiones (animaux véloces) (Wild asses; quick animals)
L'éléphant (The elephant)
Personnages à longues oreilles (Characters with long ears)
Le coucou au fond des bois (The cuckoo in the depths of the woods)
Le cygne (The swan)
Excerpts on PrincipalChairs from: whole of Voliere.
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Label: Naxos Regular CD
Artists: Lenard, Ondrej; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
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