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Saint-Saens: Symphonies, Piano Concertos, Violin Concertos Import

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Audio CD, Import, July 15, 2008
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  • Conductor: Pierre Dervaux, Jean Martinon
  • Composer: Camille Saint-Saens
  • Audio CD (July 15, 2008)
  • SPARS Code: ADD
  • Number of Discs: 6
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Brilliant Classics
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #479,671 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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5 Symphonies - 3 Concertos pour violon - 5 Concertos pour piano - Œuvres avec violon / U. Hoelscher, viol. - G. Tacchino, pia. - Orch. National de l'ORTF, dir. J. Martinon - Orch. Radio Luxembourgeoise, dir. L. de Froment - New Philharmonia Orchestra, dir. P. Dervaux

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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By CJV on March 26, 2009
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Camille has to be one of the Great French Composers of the last century and from what I've read, he admired Mozart. With that admiration, Camille's composition style is definitely Romantic Period, but with lively melodies reminiscent of Mendelssohn and Mozart. He is completely underrated and underplayed. I find him very excellent and maybe some of the best music in the Romantic Period. Everything here is so well written. From the Symphonies, Violin Concertos, to the Piano Concertos it's "Over The Top". If you ask me, that is the way everything in the Romantic period should be written. I especially love the Violin Concertos and other pieces. They are Bombastic! They are filled with Drama and Raw Power! They sound much better dialed way-up and the ending of the 1st movement of the 2nd VC is possibly the best I've ever heard. Once you listen to this Box-Set you will understand.
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