Saint-Saëns Symphony no. 3 in Cm, op. 78 ‘avec Orgue’

performed by the Orchestre de l’Opéra Bastille under Myung-Whun Chung, Michael Matthes, organ (cover image by John Towner) I gave everything to it I was able to give. What I have here accomplished, I will never achieve again. Saint-Saëns, of his third … Continue reading Saint-Saëns Symphony no. 3 in Cm, op. 78 ‘avec Orgue’

Vincent d’Indy: Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français

performed by Catherine Collard (piano), and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France under Marek Janowski (cover image by Paul Morris) In spite of [d’Indy’s] conscious professionalism, one side of him remained a patriarchal countryman, with something of the air of … Continue reading Vincent d’Indy: Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français