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Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of Animals – The Dying Swan (Le Cygne) – Dancer, Svetlana Zakharova: great compositions/performances


Camille Saint-Saëns: Carnival of Animals – The Dying Swan (Le Cygne) – Dancer, Svetlana Zakharova

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Fabulous Composers and compositions: Camille Saint-Saëns – Carnaval des Animaux



Prague Symphony Orchestra – Martin Turnovsky, Pavel Stepan & Ilja Hurnik – piano

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Carnival of the Animals (Le carnaval des animaux) is a humorous musical suite of fourteen movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns. Written for private performance by an ad hoc ensemble of two pianos and other instruments, the work lasts around 25 minutes.

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