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This page lists all recordings of Le carnaval des animaux (Carnival of the Animals, a Zoological Fantasy) by Charles Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921).

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 New  Offer Saint-Saens: Organ Symphony & Carnival of the Animals

Daniele Rossi (organ), Martha Argerich (piano) & Antonio Pappano (piano), narrated in French by Annie Dutoit (Martha Argerich’s daughter)

Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

A sizzling, colourful account...Argerich and Pappano clearly relish the inclusion of pianists in this musical menagerie, evoking the Aquarium’s water and the air of Aviary with their dazzling... More…

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 New Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Alexander Armstrong (narrator), Richard Casey, Ian Buckle (piano duet)

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko

Armstrong provides the narration, drily delivering Ogden Nash’s Carnival text. He’s a restrained storyteller of Peter and the Wolf and rhythmically alert in Rawsthorne’s Façade-like TS Eliot... More…

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Saint-Saëns: Cello Concertos Nos. 1 & 2

and other works

Truls Mørk (cello), Louis Lortie (piano), Hélène Mercier (piano) & Alasdair Malloy (glass harmonica)

Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Neeme Järvi

[Mørk's] noble command is ideal in the darkly blazing, virtuosic second concerto. One of our great lyric instrumentalists, he gives a deeply-felt, but never over-dramatised performance, a piercing... More…

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 Offer Martha Argerich & Friends: Live from the Lugano Festival 2013

Martha Argerich (piano), Mischa Maisky (cello) & Martha Argerich (piano), Renaud Capuçon (violin) & Francesco Piemontesi (piano), Alissa Margulis (violin) & Jura Margulis (piano), Gautier Capuçon (cello) & Gabriela Montero (piano), Andrey Baranov (violin) & Jura Margulis (piano),...

The festival has class written all over it and exudes more joy - and humour - than any comparable event known to me. Argerich herself leads off here, in Beethoven's First Piano Concerto, displaying... More…

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 Offer Saint-Saëns - Le Carnaval des Animaux

Renaud Capuçon (violin), Gautier Capuçon (cello), Frank Braley (piano), Michel Dalberto (piano), Emmanuel Pahud (flute), Paul Meyer (clarinet), David Guerrier (trumpet), Marie-Pierre Langlamet (harp), Béatrice Muthelet (viola), Esther Hoppe (violin), Janne Saksala (double bass), Florent Jodelet (percussion)

'What hard things,' wrote Saint-Saëns, 'have been said against virtuosity!… The fact must be proclaimed from the house-tops – in art a difficulty overcome is a thing of beauty.' There are many... More…

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 Offer Louis Frémaux: The Complete CBSO Recordings

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Louis Frémaux

There's a lot of French music in this set: earthy readings of Poulenc’s Gloria and Les biches alongside a host of rarities...Walton’s Bach-inspired ballet The Wise Virgins is fun, and there’s... More…

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 New Au grand orgue Pierre-béique

Jean-Willy Kunz (Organ of Montreal Symphony Hall)

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Saint-Saëns: Instrumental Works

Ensemble Musique Oblique

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Children's Classics

Beatrice Lillie (narrator), Kenneth McKellar, Julius Katchen (piano). Gary Graffman (piano)

London Symphony Orchestra, Skitch Henderson

it will appeal to children of all ages... a collector's item More…

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Tchaikovsky & Saint‐Saëns: Arrangements for Organ 4‐Hands

Emanuele Cardi & Gianfranco Nicoletti (organ)

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