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

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For Orchestra (Composer)

 Complete Performance
#79952 - 9.21MB - 6:54 -  6.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (47) - - !N/!N/!N - 19254x

MP3 file (audio)
Carolus (2010/9/28)

Performer Pages:

University of Chicago Orchestra (orchestra)
Barbara Schubert (conductor)

Publisher Info.:

Chicago: University of Chicago Symphony

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Performed 27 October 2007, Mandel Hall. From Internet Archive.

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For Accordion solo and Accordion Orchestra (De Bra)

 Complete performance
#291612 - 11.20MB - 8:09 -  6.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10) - - !N/!N/!N - 2546x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

Performer Pages:

Paul De Bra (conductor)

Performers:

Accordion Orchestra Avanti (Antwerp, Belgium)

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Paul De Bra

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 [tag/del]

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Live Recording on October 27, 2012

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Sheet Music

Full Scores

 Complete Score
#21204 - 2.42MB, 52 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (37- V/V/V - 43640x

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Daphnis (2008/8/21)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre, Op. 40 (orch. score).pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2140.

Reprinted:

Mineola: Dover Publications, 2005.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete score
#272914 - 0.84MB, 51 pp. -  7.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (10- !N/!N/!N - 8683x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

PMLP05008-166-StSaens-DanseMacabre-Score.pdf
Editor:

Philhar

Publisher Info.:

Le Concert, 2009.

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Source: Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2148.
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Parts

 Piccolo, Flute 1/2
#37850 - 0.51MB, 2, 5 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 9196x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Oboe 1/2
#37851 - 0.34MB, 5 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 5120x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Clarinet 1/2 (B)
#37852 - 0.41MB, 6 (2-7) pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 5974x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Bassoon 1/2
#37853 - 0.27MB, 4 (2-5) pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 3958x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Horn 1/2 (G), 3/4 (D)
#37854 - 0.45MB, 3, 4 (2-5) pp. -  4.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4959x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Trumpet 1/2 (D)
#37855 - 0.19MB, 3 pp. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 4552x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Trombone 1/2, 3/Tuba
#37856 - 0.44MB, 4 (2-5), 3 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 5293x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Timpani, Xylophone, Bass Drum/Cymbals, Triangle
#37857 - 0.37MB, 2, 1, 2, 1 pp. -  6.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 5815x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Harp
#37858 - 0.12MB, 2 pp. -  6.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3701x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Violins I
#37859 - 0.25MB, 4 (2-5) pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (28- V/V/V - 18830x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Violins II
#37860 - 0.23MB, 4 (2-5) pp. -  7.6/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 6773x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Violas
#37861 - 0.21MB, 4 (2-5) pp. -  8.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 5978x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

 Cellos
#26485 - 0.23MB, 4 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 6388x

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Generoso (2009/1/8)

 Basses
#37862 - 0.17MB, 3 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/V - 4155x

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

PMLP05008-StSaens-DanseMacabre.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2148.

Reprinted:

New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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These files are part of the Orchestra Parts Project.

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 Solo Violin
#66553 - 0.13MB, 3 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (12- !N/!N/!N - 15736x

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Horndude77 (2010/6/7)

 Solo Violin / Violins I
#66554 - 0.16MB, 7 pp. -  8.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- !N/!N/!N - 6971x

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Horndude77 (2010/6/7)

 Violins I
#66555 - 0.13MB, 4 pp. -  9.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 1912x

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Horndude77 (2010/6/7)

PMLP05008-violin solo.pdf
Editor:

Jay Anderson

Publisher Info.:

Jay Anderson, 2010.

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Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Sources:
Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2140.
Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.[1875]. Plate D. S. & C. 2148.

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 Piccolo, Flute 1, 2
#272915 - 0.34MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 740x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Oboe 1, 2
#272916 - 0.23MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 458x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Clarinet (B) 1, 2
#272917 - 0.24MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 579x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Bassoon 1, 2
#272918 - 0.22MB, 6 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 451x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Horn 1, 2 (G), 3, 4 (D)
#272919 - 0.40MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 501x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Trumpet (D) 1, 2
#272920 - 0.19MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 487x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Trombone 1, 2, 3, Tuba
#272921 - 0.40MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 506x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Timpani, Xylophon, Triangle, Cymbals / Bass drum
#272922 - 0.38MB, 6 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 610x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Harp
#272923 - 0.12MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 426x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Solo Violin
#272924 - 0.11MB, 2 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 1545x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Violins I, II
#272925 - 0.31MB, 9 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 933x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Violas
#272926 - 0.14MB, 4 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 528x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Cellos
#272927 - 0.14MB, 4 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 570x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

 Basses
#272928 - 0.12MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 441x

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Philhar (2013/3/12)

PMLP05008-166-StSaens-DanseMacabre-Flutes.pdf
Editor:

Philhar

Publisher Info.:

Le Concert, 2009.

Copyright:

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 [tag/del]

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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)

 Incomplete parts
#257932 - 2.53MB, 62 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/25 - 1965x

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Schalltrichter (2012/11/8)

PMLP05008-S S arr Muton Danse mac orch.pdf
Arranger:

Hubert Mouton (1872-1954)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, 1909. Plate D. & F. 7453bis.

Copyright:

Public Domain - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

string and piano-conductor only, missing other parts

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For Accordion Ensembles (De Bra)

 Solo with Quintet - Score
#291609 - 0.25MB, 32 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 1257x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

 Solo with Quintet - Parts
#291610 - 0.31MB, 27 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 491x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

 Solo with Quintet - Capella Source
#291611 - 0.12MB, ? pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 241x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

 Quintet - Score
#291606 - 0.22MB, 32 pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 574x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

 Quintet - Parts
#291607 - 0.24MB, 23 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- !N/!N/!N - 399x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

 Quintet - Capella Source
#291608 - 0.10MB, ? pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 188x

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Paul De Bra (2013/8/8)

PMLP05008-danse-macabre-accordion-sextet-score.pdf
Arranger:

Paul De Bra

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Paul De Bra

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

Misc. Notes:

Two different arrangements.

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For 2 Pianos, 8 Hands (Guiraud)

 Complete Score
#79621 - 2.74MB, 36 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 5975x

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Daphnis (2010/9/24)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre, Op. 40 (trans. Guiraud - 2 pianos 8 hands).pdf
Arranger:

Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.(1876) Plate D. S. & Cie. 2295.
Reissue (after 1891), plate prefix changed to D. & F.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Piano 1
#162680 - 1.61MB, 21 pp. -  8.4/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 2846x

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Morel (2011/12/9)

 Piano 2
#162681 - 1.62MB, 19 pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1730x

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Morel (2011/12/9)

 Color cover
#162682 - 1.35MB, 1 pp. -  8.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 714x

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Morel (2011/12/9)

SIBLEY1802.17689.db41-39087012932739piano1.pdf
Arranger:

Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d. Plate D. S. & Cie. 2295.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.

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For Flute/Cornet/Violin/Cello and Piano (Gariboldi)

 Piano score
#257840 - 1.54MB, 16 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 2701x

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Schalltrichter (2012/11/8)

 Flute part
#257842 - 0.35MB, 2 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 2066x

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Schalltrichter (2012/11/8)

 Cello part
#257841 - 0.49MB, 5 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1749x

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Schalltrichter (2012/11/8)

PMLP05008-S S Danse Mac cello.pdf
Arranger:

Giuseppe Gariboldi (1833–1905)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d. Plate D.S. & Cie. 2606.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Violin and Piano (Saint-Saëns)

 Piano Score, Violin Part
#33277 - 1.20MB, 20 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (37- V/V/V - 35194x

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Daphnis (2009/6/22)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre, Op. 40 (trans. violin and piano).pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d. (1877). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2317.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For 2 Pianos (Saint-Saëns)

 Piano I
#03265 - 0.75MB, 12 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (20- V/V/V - 10164x

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Goldberg988 (2007/1/16)

 Piano II
#03266 - 0.64MB, 10 pp. -  7.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 6776x

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Goldberg988 (2007/1/16)

Saint-saens danse-macabre 2p 1.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1875). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2099
Reissue (after 1891), plate changed to D. & F. 2099

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Organ 4 Hands (Cameron)

 Complete score
#375939 - 0.50MB, 30 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 94x

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David Cameron (2015/4/29)

PMLP05008-Danse Macabre for organ for IMLSLP.pdf
Arranger:

David Cameron

Publisher Info.:

David Cameron

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 [tag/del]

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Arrangement first performed Hallowe'en 2006

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For Piano 4 hands (Guiraud)

 Complete Score
#75950 - 1.38MB, 20 pp. -  4.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (8- V/V/V - 10783x

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Daphnis (2010/8/21)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre, Op. 40 (trans. piano 4 hands - Guiraud).pdf
Arranger:

Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1875). Plate D.S. & Cie. 2141.
Reissue (after 1891), plate changed to D. & F. 2141.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete Score
#30600 - 1.65MB, 15 (t, #40-53) pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 3420x

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Morel (2009/4/21)

 Complete Score
#140869 - 1.85MB, 15 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1812x

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Morel (2011/10/23)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saens Danse macabre op40 piano 4 hands.pdf
Arranger:

Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)

Publisher Info.:

Quatre poëmes symphoniques pour Piano à quatre mains
Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk et Cie., n.d.(1883). Plate D.S. & Cie. 3163.
Reissue - n.d.(1886-1891). Plate D.S. 3163.

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For Organ solo (Lemare)

 Complete Score
#52914 - 2.96MB, 21 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 8381x

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Daphnis (2010/1/15)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre (trans. Lemare - organ).pdf
Arranger:

Edwin Henry Lemare (1866–1934)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1919. Plate 28820.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano solo (Cramer)

 Complete Score
#06041 - 6.46MB, 13 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V/V/V - 11039x

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Guy Coulon (2007/5/18)

Saintsaens danse macabre.pdf
Arranger:

Henri Cramer

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1876), D. S. & Cie. 2288
Reissue (after 1891), plate changed to D. & F. 2288

Copyright:

Public Domain [tag/del]

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)

 Complete Score (S.555)
#01699 - 2.19MB, 21 pp. -  7.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (16- V/V/V - 16090x

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Peter (2006/10/06)

 Complete Score
#214685 - 1.83MB, 23 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 5716x

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Afp0815 (2012/5/4)

Saintsaens-dansemacabre-liszt1.pdf
Arranger:

Franz Liszt (1811–1886)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenwerk & Cie., n.d.(1876). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2282

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano Solo (Ritter)

 Complete Score
#76788 - 1.05MB, 14 pp. -  4.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 6090x

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Daphnis (2010/8/28)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre, Op. 40 (trans. Ritter - piano).pdf
Arranger:

Théodore Ritter (1841-1886)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: Durand, Schoenewerk & Cie., n.d.(ca.1878). Plate D. S. & Cie. 2676.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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 Complete Score
#211924 - 0.60MB, 15 pp. -  8.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 1847x

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Afp0815 (2012/4/29)

SIBLEY1802.12334.d74f-39087014307435piano.pdf
Arranger:

Théodore Ritter (1841-1886)

Publisher Info.:

Paris: A. Durand & Fils, n.d. Plate D. et F. 2676.

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Public Domain [tag/del]

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For Piano solo (RSB)

 Complete Scores
#119834 - 0.04MB, 3 pp. -  2.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- !N/!N/!N - 3219x

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RSB (2011/9/6)

PMLP05008-Saint-Saens-Danse-Macabre-Piano-Solo by RSB.mscz.pdf
Arranger:

RSB

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RSB

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 [tag/del]

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Simplified arrangement.

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General Information

Work Title Danse macabre, Op.40
Alternative Title Poème symphonique d'après une poésie de Henri Cazalis
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue Number Op.40
Key G minor
Movements/Sections 1
Year/Date of Composition 1874
First Publication 1875
Dedication Madame C. Montigny Remaury (1843–1913)
Average Duration 7-8 minutes
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), strings
Violin solo tuning = g, d, a ,e
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.
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