Le carnaval des animaux (Saint-Saëns, Camille)

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Performances

Recordings

For 2 Pianos and Orchestra (Composer)

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Carolus (2010/5/26)

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Carolus (2010/6/10)

Performer Pages Neal O'Doan (Piano)
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For Piano 4 hands (Garban)

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Gabrielhero (2015/6/22)

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Le cygne (No.13)

For Cello and Piano (Composer)

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Steligo (2015/7/14)

Performer Pages Stefano Ligoratti (piano)
Performers Matilda Colliard (cello)
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For Solo instrument and Guitar (Packham)

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Reccmo (2012/3/4)

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For Organ (Gouin)

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Keanur (2016/7/30)

Performers MIDI file by Pierre Gouin
Publisher Info. Montréal: Les Éditions Outremontaises, 2016
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Sheet Music

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Schalltrichter (2013/7/9)

Publisher. Info. Manuscript, 1886. (stichvorlage = copy used for engraving)
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PMLP06099-SS Carnav ed.pdf

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Feldmahler (2006/12/07)

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Max.bigazzi (2010/8/20)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,154.
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Parts

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

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Generoso (2009/1/8)

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Ottaviano (2009/8/24)

Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,155.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1998).
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PMLP06099-StSaens-CarnavalAnimaux.Flute.pdf

Finale (No.14)

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Mbelczyk (2013/3/6)

Editor M. Belczyk
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Misc. Notes Transposed to B-flat from original C
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Piano 4 hands (Garban)

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Morel (2007/9/8)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877–1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,195.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Masters Music, n.d.(1998), M 2889
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Saint-Saens Carnaval des Animaux piano 4 hands.pdf
For Piano solo (Garban)

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Aewanko (2008/9/14)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877–1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie, 1951. Plate D. & F. 13,538.
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L'éléphant (No.5)

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PMLP06099-The Elephant.pdf
For Solo Double Bass, 3 Violins and Viola (Angulo)

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Ferangulo (2016/1/10)

Arranger Fernando Angulo
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For Cello and Piano (Garban)

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Generoso (2008/12/15)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877–1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,217.
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Le coucou au fond des bois (No.9)

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SVM (2013/7/10)

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For Organ (Gouin)

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Arranger (2016/7/30)

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Volière (No.10)

For Flute and Piano (Garban)

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Daphnis (2009/8/22)

Arranger Lucien Garban (1877–1959)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Cie., 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,215.
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PMLP06099-Saint-Saens - Carnaval des Animaux (Volière trans. Garban - flute and piano).pdf

Fossiles (No.12)

For Xylophone and Piano 4 Hands (Chandler)

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Le cygne (No.13)

For Cello and Orchestra (Vidal)

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Generoso (2011/5/12)

Arranger Paul Vidal (1863–1931)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, n.d.(ca.1903). Plate D. & F. 6298.
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PMLP06099-Saint-Saens - Le Cygne (The Swan) Orchestral score.pdf

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Arranger Paul Vidal (1863–1931)
Publisher. Info. Russia: Manuscript, n.d.(20th century).
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For Cello and Strings (Çoku)

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Vaid Çoku (2013/4/17)

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PMLP06099-The Swan Full Score.pdf
For Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon (Kuo)

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Sarah Kuo (2014/2/23)

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PMLP06099-The Swan 7 - Full Score.pdf
For Cello, 2 Violins and Viola (Composer-Fine)

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Elainefine (2013/7/28)

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Misc. Notes The cello solo remains "as is" and the two violins and cello provide the accompaniment.
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PMLP06099-The Swan Score and Parts.pdf
For Violin, Cello and Piano (Rissland)

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Schalltrichter (2012/10/19)

Editor Karl Rissland (1872-1960)
Publisher. Info. The Ditson Trio Album, Vol.1 no.5
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For Flute and Piano (Taffanel)

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Daphnis (2010/8/21)

Arranger Paul Taffanel (1844–1908)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schoenewerk, n.d.(ca.1890). Plate D.S. 3891bis.
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PMLP06099-Saint-Saëns - La carnaval des animaux - Le cygne (trans. flute - Taffanel).pdf
For Pan-Flute and Guitar (Cecchi)

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Pietro Cecchi (2008/10/14)

Arranger Pietro Cecchi
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PMLP06099- floppy2 - Le Cygne, par Camille Saint-Saëns, PARTITURA.pdf
For Solo instrument and Guitar (Packham)

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Reccmo (2012/3/4)

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Arranger Martin Packham
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For Alto Saxophone and Piano (Yokoyama)

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For Violin and Piano (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schoenewerk, n.d.(ca.1886). Plate D.S. 3891
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Misc. Notes Same score used for Flute transcription by Claude Paul Taffanel (1844–1908)
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PMLP06099-Saint-Saens The Swan (violin+piano).pdf

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For Violin and Piano (Godowsky)

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Mcroskell (2007/6/21)

Arranger Leopold Godowsky (1870–1938)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1929. Plate CC 25019
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For Viola d'Amore or Viola and Piano (Waefelghem)

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Carmar1791 (2009/3/29)

Arranger Louis van Waefelghem (1840-1908)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schoenewerk, n.d.(ca.1888). Plate D.S. 4912
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For Cello and Piano (Composer)

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schoenewerk, n.d.(ca.1886). Plate D.S. 3891 (sc), 3767 (pt).
Reissue - Durand & Cie., 1952. Plate prefix changed to D. et F.
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Misc. Notes The same score used for Flute/Piano and Violin/Piano transcriptions (see there).
Original page size 26,3 x 34,3 cm. Scanned at 600dpi, cleaned with 2-point algorithm (exept for front cover), additional manual cleaning. I didn't scan the empty pages (one per sheet).
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Cellofan (2015/6/9)

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PMLP06099-Saint-Saens Le Cygne Vc Kl Mandozzi - Partitur.pdf

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Kyletieman (2009/7/24)

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For Harp or Organ and Piano (Pinto)

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RTM (2012/2/17)

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RTM (2012/2/17)

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For Voice and Piano (Samm)

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Daphnis (2009/7/28)

Arranger J. Samm
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand, 1922. Plate D. & F. 10,287.
Reprinted Huntsville, TX: Recital Publications, 2007. Catalog 1268.
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For Piano 4 hands (Durand)

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Arranger Jacques Durand (1865–1928)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Durand & Schoenewerk, n.d.(ca.1887). Plate D.S. 4023.
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For Viola solo

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For Organ (Guilmant)

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Daphnis (2009/11/9)

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Arranger Alexandre Guilmant (1837–1911)
Publisher. Info. Paris: A. Durand & Fils, n.d.(ca.1898). Plate D. & F. 5143.
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Arranger Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
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Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1903. Plate 16126.
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Arranger Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911)
Editor James Hotchkiss Rogers (1857–1940)
Publisher. Info. Boston: Oliver Ditson & Co., 1914. Plate 5-106-70017-116.
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Misc. Notes Plate number identical with that of the Guilmant transcription of the Prelude to the Composer's Le déluge, Op.45 as edited by James. H. Rogers. (Oliver Ditson & Co., 1904)
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Arranger Alexandre Guilmant (1837–1911)
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LE CYGNE ORGUE.pdf
For Organ (Salter)

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Arranger Sumner Salter (1856-1944)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1916. Plate 26940.
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For Piano solo (Godowsky)

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Nomis (2007/2/20)

Arranger Leopold Godowsky (1870–1938)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1927. Plate 24487.
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For Piano solo (Siloti)

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Peter (2007/7/29)

Arranger Alexander Siloti (1863–1945)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1924. Plate 23351
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Final (No.14)

For 1 or 2 Pianos and 8 Instruments (Bellomia)

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Leges (2011/8/26)

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Arranger Gabriele Bellomia
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General Information

Work Title Le Carnaval des Animaux (The Carnival of the Animals)
Alternative. Title Grande Fantaisie Zoologique
Composer Saint-Saëns, Camille
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. R.125
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 movements:
I. Introduction et marche royale du Lion (Introduction and Royal March of the Lion)
II. Poules et Coqs (Hens and Cocks)
III. Hémiones (animaux véloces) (Wild Asses)
IV. Tortues (Tortoises)
V. L'Éléphant (The Elephant)
VI. Kangourous (Kangaroos)
VII. Aquarium
VIII. Personnages à longues oreilles (Personages with Long Ears)
IX. Le coucou au fond des bois (The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods)
X. Volière (Aviary)
XI. Pianistes (Pianists)
XII. Fossiles (Fossils)
XIII. Le Cygne (The Swan)
XIV. Finale
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1886 (February)
First Performance. 1922-02-26
First Publication. 1887 (XIII: Le Cygne)
1922 (complete work)
Publication History
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo: 2 pianos
Orchestra: flute (also piccolo), clarinet, glockenspiel, xylophone, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Le carnaval des animaux - scores at Sheet Music Plus