Leo Geyer

composer | conductor

Saint-Saën's

Carnival of the Animals 2018

reimagined for symphony orchestra

Written for EMG Symphony Orchestra and first performed at Exeter Cathedral on the 28th April 2017 by the orchestra, conducted by the composer.

Duration

22'

Scoring

2, picc., 2, 3, 2, c.bsn | 4,3,3,1. | timp, 3 perc. | hp | strings

Programme Note

Saint-Saën's original version consisted of 14 movements to be played by a small ensemble
including two pianos. In this reimagining, Geyer extends the work for full symphony orchestra.

Availability 

This music is available to hire. Please get in touch. The score may be purchased for £15.00 excluding postage.

Perusal Score

Please note that this music is in copyright and it is illegal to copy or perform from the perusal score. 

Performance History 

28th April 2018 - EMG Symphony Orchestra