Saint-Saens



This Book Provides The Fullest Account Yet To Appear In English Of The Composer S Long Life And Huge Musical Output The Struggle For Recognition, The Crucial Role Played In The Formation Of A French National School After 1871, His Controversial Views On Such Questions As Modern Music And The Influence Of Wagner, His Character And Outlook Are Extensively Discussed, With Analysis And Comment On The Principal Compositions.Saint-Saens

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  • Hardcover
  • 320 pages
  • Saint-Saens
  • Stephen Studd
  • English
  • 01 June 2017
  • 0838638422

9 thoughts on “Saint-Saens

  1. says:

    Saint Saens has been one of my favorite composers and I have collected recordings of his works forthan 50 years I read this biography when it first was published, and just recently re read it As the description indicates it is indeed the most complete and fullest examination of Saint Saens life and work in English to appear to date but an excellent examination of his work remains to be written Happily,recordings of his music have become increasingly available I can remember when it w Saint Saens has been one of my favorite composers and I have collected recordings of his works forthan 50 years I read this biography when it first was published, and just recently re read it As the description indicates it is indeed the most complete and fullest examination of Saint Saens life and work in English to appear to date but an excellent examination of his work remains to be written Happily,recordings of his music have become increasingly available I can remember when it was virtually impossible to find a recording of the odd numbered piano concerti, let alone the chamber works The unpublished symphonies were unknown until the 1970 s There are still riches to be found many of the operas have never been recorded Saint Saens Henry VIII is a great work and will hopefully be revived and will receive a fully realized recording soon there are 2 recordings of live performances, both have merit , leading to recordings of all of the operas Stephen Isserlis, the great cellist has mentioned that Saint Saens deserves a festival of his music let us hope that will be realized, and gettingof his works heard in the concert halls will be possible His influence was, and remains, vast

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