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The Expatriate

After his first visit to Algiers in 1873 Saint-Saƫns sought increasingly to escape the 'horrible North', partly for health reasons, and partly to find himself. Donald Macleod looks at how the composer incorporated the sound of the exotic into his works.

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Thu 14 Jul 2011 18:30

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