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Title Camille Saint-Saëns and his world / edited by Jann Pasler.
Published Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2012.
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 Music - Books  ML410.S15 C36 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xviii, 422 p. : ill., music, facsims. ; 24 cm.
Series Bard Music Festival series.
Note "Published in conjunction with The Bard Music Festival"--P. [ii].
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Camille Saint-Saëns in (semi-)private / Mitchell Morris -- Saint-Saëns, the playful / Paul Viardot -- Inspired by the skies : Saint-Saëns, amateur astronomer / Léo Houziaux -- Changes on the moon, optical illusions, the stars -- Business and politics, with humor : Saint-Saëns and Auguste Durand / Jann Pasler -- Rivals and friends : Saint-Saëns, Massenet, and Thaïs / Jean-Christophe Branger -- Massenet-Saint-Saëns correspondence -- Saint-Saëns and Lecocq : an unwavering friendship / Yves Gérard -- Saint-Saëns and the performer's prestige / Dana Gooley -- Le maître and the "Strange woman," Marie Jaëll : two virtuoso-composers in resonance / Florence Launay and Jann Pasler -- Saint-Saëns's improvisations on the organ (1862) / William Peterson -- Providing direction for French music : Saint-Saëns and the Société Nationale / Michael Strasser -- Saint-Saëns as president of the Société des Compositeurs (1887-1891) / Laure Schnapper -- Saint-Saëns at the Société des Concerts du Conservatoire de Paris (1903-1904) / D. Kern Holoman -- Saint-Saëns : the traveling musician / Stéphane Leteuré -- Saint-Saëns in Germany / Michael Stegemann -- Saint-Saëns in England : his Organ symphony / Sabina Teller Ratner -- Analytical and historical programme for his new symphony in C minor and major -- Saint-Saëns, "Algerian by adoption" / Jann Pasler -- Friendship and music in Indochina / Jann Pasler -- Saint-Saëns in New York / Carolyn Guzski -- Saint-Saëns and Latin America / Carol A. Hess -- What's in a song : Saint-Saëns's Mélodies / Annegret Fauser -- Saint-Saëns and the ancient world : from Africa to Greece / Jann Pasler -- Saint-Saëns, writer / Maire-Gabrielle Soret -- Saint-Saëns and Rameau's keyboard music / Katharine Ellis -- Preface, Rameau's Pièces de Clavecin (Durand, 1895) -- Lyres and citharas of antiquity / Maire-Gabrielle Soret -- Ancient lyres and citharas -- Saint-Saëns and d'Indy in dialogue / Jann Pasler -- Saint-Saëns's advocacy of music education in elementary school / Jann Pasler -- Report of M. Saint-Saëns -- Saint-Saëns and the future of music / Byron Adams and Jann Pasler -- Musical evolution -- The fox in the henhouse, or Saint-Saëns at the SMI / Michel Duchesneau -- Saint-Saëns, Ravel, and their piano concertos : sounding out a legacy / Michael J. Puri -- Saint-Saëns and silent film, sound film and Saint-Saëns / Martin Marks -- Beyond the conceits of the avant-garde : Saint-Saëns, Romain Rolland, and the musical culture of the nineteenth century / Leon Botstein.
Subject Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921.
Saint-Saëns, Camille, 1835-1921 -- Influence.
Composers -- France -- Biography.
Related Names Pasler, Jann.
Bard Music Festival.
ISBN 0691155569 (paperback)
9780691155562 (paperback)
9780691155555
0691155550
OCLC number 809369682