Composer of the Week: Saint-Saëns!
Our Composer of the Week is:
Camille Saint-Saëns (pronounced San like Santa and Son like sauna) was a French composer who was a child prodigy and famous composer, performer, teacher, and conductor. Most pianists know him for his beautiful piano concertos (which you should check out!), but I wanted to share one of his spookiest compositions:
What is the mood/s of this piece?
How many instruments can you identify?
Do the instruments change the mood? If yes, How?
When do you see/hear an oboe?
(if you're not sure what that is, here's a picture of an oboist in the Oregon Symphony)
Keep up the work in this competition! Log your practicing and bring in your answers to lessons next week on Saint-Saëns!
Miss Liz & Henrietta the Cat