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
Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble 1886 18:47 Chamber Music Concerto Orchestral
Symphony No. 3 in C minor ("Organ"), Op. 78 1886 35:26 Symphony
Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40 1874 07:18 Orchestral
Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33 1872 19:12 Concerto
Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22 1868 23:19 Concerto
Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61 1880 28:09 Concerto
Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, for violin & orchestra in A minor, Op. 28 1863 09:08 Concerto
Samson et Dalila, opera in 3 acts, Op. 47 1859 01:33:00 Opera
Phaéton, symphonic poem in C major, Op. 39 1873 08:57 Orchestral
Piano Concerto No. 4 in C minor, Op. 44 1875 25:10 Concerto
Allegro appassionato, for cello & piano (or orchestra) in B minor, Op. 43 1875 03:58 Chamber Music
Romance for horn (or cello) & orchestra (or piano) in F major, Op. 36 1874 03:36 Concerto
Suite algérienne, for orchestra in C major, Op. 60 1880 13:19 Orchestral
Havanaise, for violin & piano (or orchestra) in E major, Op. 83 1887 09:29 Chamber Music
Sonata for oboe & piano in D major, Op. 166 1921 11:04 Chamber Music
Sonata for violin & piano No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75 1885 22:33 Chamber Music
Piano Concerto No. 3 in E flat major, Op. 29 1869 29:02 Concerto
Sonata for bassoon & piano, in G major, Op. 168 1921 12:44 Chamber Music
Romance for flute (or violin) & orchestra (or piano) in D flat major, Op. 37 1871 06:09 Concerto
Septet for piano, trumpet, string quartet & bass in E flat major, Op. 65 1881 17:11 Chamber Music
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