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Saint-Saëns Quiz

Saint-Saëns has always been one of my favorite composers. Try to answer these questions about the man.
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Last updated: February 4, 2022
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His first name
Camille
Country he was from
France
Classical music era he is considered part of
Romantic era
He was friends with this Hungarian composer.
Franz Liszt
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"Spooky" 1874 work
Danse macabre
1877 opera based on a Biblical story
Samson and Delilah
1886 "humorous musical suite"
The Carnival of the Animals
This cello piece is the only movement from that suite performed during his lifetime.
The Swan
1886 work considered his masterpiece
Third ("Organ") Symphony
The maestoso section of this aforementioned work was adapted into this 1977 Scott Fitzgerald hit with a reggae beat.
If I Had Words
This 1977 song was featured in which 1995 motion picture?
Babe
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Level 83
Feb 4, 2022
What's your favorite work by Saint-Saens?
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Level 75
Feb 5, 2022
I share your admiration for him and my favourite work has to be the 3rd Symphony "avec orgue". Got all the answers except for the reggae question.
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Level 83
Feb 6, 2022
My favorite, too!