The Carnival of the Animals in Full Score: (Sheet Music)

The Carnival of the Animals in Full Score: (Sheet Music)

by Camille Saint-Saens
     
 

Written in 1886 for a Mardi Gras celebration, Saint-Saëns' best-known work consists of 14 pieces scored for flute/piccolo, clarinet, glass harmonica (tuned glass bowls), xylophone, two pianos, and strings. Playfully borrowing themes from other works — including his own — the composer paints delightful musical portraits of a lion, chickens, turtles,

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Written in 1886 for a Mardi Gras celebration, Saint-Saëns' best-known work consists of 14 pieces scored for flute/piccolo, clarinet, glass harmonica (tuned glass bowls), xylophone, two pianos, and strings. Playfully borrowing themes from other works — including his own — the composer paints delightful musical portraits of a lion, chickens, turtles, an elephant, kangaroos, and the immensely popular swan. Reproduced from an authoritative source. Instrumentation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486404127
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
08/31/1998
Series:
Dover Music Scores Series
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 11.93(h) x 0.20(d)

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