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Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre

Sheet music for violin

Alt. Title: Dance of Death
Info: Danse macabre (Dance of Death), Op. 40, is a tone poem for orchestra. It started out in 1872 as an art song for voice and piano with a French text by the poet Henri Cazalis, which is based on an old French superstition. In 1874, the composer expanded and reworked the piece into a tone poem, replacing the vocal line with a solo violin.
Opus number: Op. 40
Date: 1874
Artist: Camille Saint-Saëns
Born: 9 October 1835, Paris
Died: 16 December 1921, Paris
The artist: French composer, organist, conductor and pianist of the Romantic era. Saint-Saëns was a musical prodigy, making his concert debut at the age of ten.
Instrument: Violin
Key: Bb major
Range: G3 - A6
Time signature: 3/4
Tempo: 216 BPM
Duration: 6:48
Pages: 10
Difficulty: Advanced
Style: Classical

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