Saint-Saëns

Danse bacchanale (from Samson et Dalila), Le Rouet d'Omphale, Phaëton, Danse macabre, etc

Orchestral choice

'The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is on top form, full of wit, colour and joie de vivre' Christopher Dingle

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Saint-Saëns

Danse bacchanale (from Samson et Dalila), Le Rouet d'Omphale, Phaëton, Danse macabre, La Jeunesse d'Hercule, Marche militaire française, Overture to La Princesse jaune, Une nuit à Lisbonne, Spartacus, Marche du couronnement

Royal Scottish National Orchestra/Neeme Järvi

Chandos CHSA 5104 77:40 mins

Audio clip: from Danse macabre

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