World's Largest Sheet Music Selection


Carnival of the Animals

By Camille Saint-Saëns

Composed by Camille Saint-Saëns. Full Orchestra (Full Score); Larger Works; Masterworks. Dover Edition. Masterwork; Romantic. Full Score. Published by Dover Publications (AP.6-404129).

Item Number: AP.6-404129

ISBN 0486404129.

Written in 1886 for a Mardi Gras celebration, Saint-Saëns' 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---inc.

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Los Angeles, CA
    Difficulty Level:
  • 2003-05-29 00:00:00.0 First-class edition

    A marvelous reprint of the authoritive 1922 Durand first edition, with excellent introductory information and english translations accompaning the original French. In my opinion, this is the best score currently available of Saint-Saens' famous musical romp.

    24 of 47 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No
Close X

I am a music teacher.