Danse macabre, Op.40 (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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Performances

Recordings

For Orchestra (Composer)

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Carolus (2010/9/28)

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Barbara Schubert (conductor)
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Misc. Notes Performed 27 October 2007, Mandel Hall. From Internet Archive.
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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

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Publisher. Info. Holograph manuscript, 1874, dated October
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Daphnis (2008/8/21)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2140.
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Publisher. Info. Le Concert, 2009.
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Misc. Notes Source: Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2148.
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Luukas (2015/9/21)

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Misc. Notes Source - Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2140.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2148.
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Misc. Notes Created in Sibelius 7.5
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Misc. Notes Source: Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2148.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Theatre Orchestra (Mouton)

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Arranger Hubert Mouton (1872-1954)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1909. Plate D. & F. 7453bis.
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Misc. Notes string and piano-conductor only, missing other parts
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Misc. Notes Two different arrangements.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.(1876) Plate D. S. & Cie. 2295.
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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2295.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2606.
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For Violin and Piano (Saint-Saëns)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d. (1877). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2317.
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1875). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2099
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Misc. Notes Arrangement first performed Hallowe'en 2006
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For Piano 4 hands (Guiraud)

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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1875). Plate D.S. & Cie. 2141.
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1919. Plate 28820.
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For Piano solo (Cramer)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1876), D. S. & Cie. 2288
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Misc. Notes The note missing in page 10, 4th line, 4th measure, right hand, alto voice, first beat is an Eb
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For Piano solo (Liszt)

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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1876). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2282
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General Information

Work Title Danse macabre
Alternative. Title Poème symphonique d'après une poésie de Henri Cazalis
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.40
Key G minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 movement
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1874
First Publication. 1875
Dedication Madame C. Montigny Remaury (1843–1913)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 7-8 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns (2 natural, 2 chromatic), 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
xylophone, timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum,
harp, violin solo (scordatura (g, d, a ,e)), strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information Publication History


Misc. Comments

  • The first version of this piece was a song composed in 1872 to poetry by Henri Cazalis (1840-1909) entitled Le Danse Macabre. Saint-Saëns expanded this into the famous symphonic poem two years later. Liszt's virtuoso piano transcription dates from 1875 or 1876.