Camille Saint-Saëns

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Saint-Saëns is appreciated for the mix of Parisian wit and academic seriousness found in Carnival of the Animals.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47 1859 Opera
Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble 1886 Chamber Music Concerto Orchestral
The Swan (from "Carnival of the Animals"), original (for 2 pianos & ensemble) and arrangements 1886 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 3 in C minor ("Organ"), Op. 78 1886 Symphony
Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40 1874 Orchestral
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for violin & orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 1863 Concerto
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 1872 Concerto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 1868 Concerto
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 1880 Concerto
Havanaise, for violin & piano (or orchestra) in E major, Op. 83 1887 Chamber Music
Phaéton, symphonic poem in C major, Op. 39 1873 Orchestral
Suite algérienne, for orchestra in C major, Op. 60 1880 Orchestral
Allegro appassionato, for cello & piano (or orchestra) in B minor, Op. 43 1875 Chamber Music
Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75 1885 Chamber Music
Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44 1875 Concerto
Sonata for clarinet & piano in E flat major, Op. 167 1921 Chamber Music
Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Egyptian"), in F major, Op. 103 1896 Concerto
Romance for horn (or cello) & orchestra (or piano) in F major, Op. 36 1874 Concerto
Romance for flute (or violin) & orchestra (or piano) in D flat major, Op. 37 1871 Concerto
Sonata for oboe & piano in D major, Op. 166 1921 Chamber Music
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