In his later years Saint-Saëns resisted the revolutionary changes happening in early 20th century music, and became increasingly isolated. Donald Macleod looks at the composer's late works and concerns.
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Aux conquerants de l'air Op.164 for soprano, baritone & piano
Conductor: Diego FASOLIS
Performer: Swiss Radio Chorus
Performer: Italian Swiss Orchestra
Quartet no. 1 in E minor Op.112 for strings
Performer: Viotti String Quartet
L' Assassinat du Duc de Guise - film music Op.128 for strings, piano and harmonium
Performer: Musique Oblique Ensemble
Fantaisie Op.124 for violin and harp
Performer: Philippe GRAFFIN(Violin)
Performer: Catherine BEYNON(Harp)
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