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Saint-Saëns, Psalms and Spirituals from the Festival Singers

By , 29/05/2010
"Camille Saint-Saëns was wracked with pains, When people addressed him as "Saint-Saynes"; He held the human race to blame, because it could not pronounce his name." Readers who remember Ogden Nash's verses will sympathise further with Camille Saint-Saëns in his predicament at being known as a composer primarily for his zoological fantasy "Carnival of the Animals", though his "Organ" Symphony and several of his concertos for violin, for 'cello and for piano, have... read more

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