Le Carnaval des Animaux (Carnival of the Animals). (Piano Solo). By Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) and Camille Saint-Sa. For piano. Editions Durand. SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced). 40 pages. Editions Durand #DF1353800. Published by Editions Durand (HL.50561352).
Contents: Introduction et Marche Royale du Lion • Poules et Coqs • Hémiones • Tortues • L'Éléphant • Kangourous • Aquarium • Personnages à longues oreilles • Le Coucou au fond des bois • Volière • Pianistes • Fossiles • Le Cygne • Final.
About SMP Level 8 (Early Advanced)
4 and 5-note chords spanning more than an octave. Intricate rhythms and melodies.
Location: from Kaysville, Ut
March 23, 2009
Piano arrangements that are very much like the orchestrations. Keeps the spirit of the Carnival of the Animals......! Love it. They will take quite a bit of practice time to get up to speed, and to incorporate the character of each piece.
31 of 58 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Everett, WA
August 15, 2008
Found What I was Looking For
Was just looking for a nice, complete, piano version of, "The Swan" and found it here, as most are in orchestral format, according to my instructor. I am an intermediate to advanced player. Unfortunately, the piece requires much more dexterity than I anticipated. My instructor is helping me out along...
26 of 55 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Marietta, GA
Location: from florida
March 28, 2008
I've always wanted to play this music
I have my music classes at school listen to this, we always enjoy it so much. I've always wanted to be able to play some of the pieces on the piano for them. Some pieces are fairly easy, and some will take some work. so there is a good variety...
25 of 52 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Palo Alto, CA
February 28, 2008
This piece was originally written for two pianos accompanied by an orchestra. I was very pleased with this transcription because it seems accurate and sounds rich, even when played on one piano.
26 of 52 people found this review helpful.