La princesse jaune

Camille Saint-Saëns

La princesse jaune

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About this work...

La princess jaune was Saint-Saëns's first effort for the operatic stage, a one act piece written for the Opéra-comique in 1872. The subject of the opera provided Saint-Saëns another opportunity to use his interest in exotic musical subjects, although in this case (unlike his many "North African" piece, which use authen... read more