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Composer(s): (Charles) Camille Saint-Saens (09 Oct 1835 - 16 Dec 1921)
Work identifier: M24
Real Name: Le carnaval des animaux: grand fantaisie zoologique
Display Name: Carnival of the Animals
Composed: c. 1886
Genre: Chamber
Genre Type: Octet
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: String Quartet
Piano
Double Bass
Flute
Clarinet
Glockenspiel
Xylophone
Performance Timing (guide): 2'10'' (approx.)
Mvt. 1Introduction and Royal March of the Lion  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 2Hens and Cocks  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 3Wild Asses  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 4Tortoises  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 5The Elephant  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 6Kangaroos  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 7The Aquarium  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 8Persons with Long Ears  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 9Cuckoo in the Heart of the Wood  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 10Persons with Long Ears & Cuckoo in the Heart of the Wood   (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 11The Aviary  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 12Pianists  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 13Fossils  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 14The Swan  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Mvt. 15Finale  (String Quartet, Piano, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Glockenspiel, Xylophone)
Composer(s): (Charles) Camille Saint-Saens (09 Oct 1835 - 16 Dec 1921)
Recording identifier: M2147483683
Real Name: Le carnaval des animaux: grand fantaisie zoologique
Display Name: Carnival of the Animals
Composed: c. 1886
Genre: Orchestral
Genre Type: Piece
Period: Late-romantic
Instrumentation: String Quartet
Piano
Symphony Orchestra
Flute
Clarinet
Glockenspiel
Xylophone
Performance Timing: 0
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: 221
Conductor: Andrea Licata
Label: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Catalogue Number: RPO046
Recording Location: CTS Studio's
Recording Date: c. 2000
Mvt. 1Introduction and Royal March of the Lion (2'4'')
Mvt. 2Hens and Cocks (0'48'')
Mvt. 3Wild Asses (0'44'')
Mvt. 4Tortoises (2'7'')
Mvt. 5The Elephant (1'37'')
Mvt. 6Kangaroos (0'57'')
Mvt. 7The Aquarium (2'13'')
Mvt. 8Persons with Long Ears (0'43'')
Mvt. 9Cuckoo in the Heart of the Wood (2'11'')
Mvt. 10The Aviary (1'18'')
Mvt. 11Pianists (1'25'')
Mvt. 12Fossils (1'29'')
Mvt. 13The Swan (3'5'')
Mvt. 14Finale (2'14'')