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Saint-Saëns: Symphonies 2 & 3 / Tortelier, Weir, Ulster Orch

Album Summary

>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Symphony no 2 in A minor, Op. 55
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

BBC Music Magazine
The most Francophone of the discs, this has some delightful touches like the subtle space before the second subject. Tortelier escorts Gillian Weir to church, wearing piety and learning elegantly.



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Works Details

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Symphony no 3 in C minor, Op. 78 "Organ"
  • Performer: Gillian Weir (Organ)
  • Conductor: Yan Tortelier
  • Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (02/20/1989-02/23/1989)
  • Running Time: 34 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Symphony no 2 in A minor, Op. 55
  • Performer: Gillian Weir (Organ)
  • Conductor: Yan Tortelier
  • Ensemble: Ulster Orchestra
  • Notes: Ulster Hall, Belfast, Ireland (02/20/1989-02/23/1989)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1859