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Carnival of The Animals in Full ScoreItem #: AL.06-404129
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Composed by Camille Saint-Saens.
Full Orchestra (Full Score). 72 pages. Published by Dover Publications. (AL.06-404129)
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Written in 1886 for a Mardi Gras celebration, Saint-Saens" best-known work consists of 14 pieces scored for flute/piccolo, clarinet, glass harmonica (tuned glass bowls), xylophone, two pianos, and strings. Playfully borrowing themes from other works!including his own!the composer paints delightful musical portraits of a lion, chickens, turtles, an elephant, kangaroos, and the immensely popular swan. Reproduced from an authoritative source. Instrumentation.