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Élégie, Op 143
The two late Élégies are very different in character. Opus 143 (1915) is the more intimate, and from the first bars uses tonal ambiguity and continual modulation to create an unsettled, troubled atmosphere. The music develops free of formal restraints like, one imagines, one of the improvisations for which Saint-Saëns the organist was famous.

from notes by Duncan Druce © 1999

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Details for CDA67100 track 12
Recording date
16 January 1999
Recording venue
Henry Wood Hall, London, United Kingdom
Recording producer
Mark Brown
Recording engineer
Antony Howell & Julian Millard
Hyperion usage
  1. Saint-Saëns: Music for violin and piano (CDA67100)
    Disc 1 Track 12
    Release date: October 1999
    Deletion date: July 2014
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