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#2028970 - 02/07/13 07:52 PM Saint-Saëns/Garban - The carnival of the animals
FranKiisko Offline
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Registered: 11/23/11
Posts: 207
Loc: Spain, Europe
Hi to everyone!! I've alredy posted this video but my piano partner and me, we've done a YouTube channel and we wanted to promote our videos. Very soon there will be some very interessting thins there!! smile

Well, I post the Carnival of the Animals. It's a very ingenious piece composed by Saint-Saëns who wanted to do a piece that represent the animals (for exemple the swan, the elephant...) using the different sounds of the instrument for that. What we play is a version arranged by Lucien Garban.

Thank you very much to everyone!! laugh

Edited by FranKiisko (02/07/13 07:52 PM)

#2033671 - 02/15/13 11:23 AM Re: Saint-Saëns/Garban - The carnival of the animals [Re: FranKiisko]
Jolteon Offline
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Registered: 04/11/11
Posts: 526
Loc: Perth, Australia
Very nice! I think you could both pay a bit more attention to the written directions on the score (tempo and dynamics), as sometimes I don't feel that the animal is very clearly represented - but it was still fun to listen to! smile

Algernon: I hope, Cecily, I shall not offend you if I state quite frankly and openly that you seem to me to be in every way the visible personification of absolute perfection.


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