Bassoon Sonata

Camille Saint-Saëns

Bassoon Sonata in G major

Op. 168

About this work...

In the last year of his life, at the age of 85, Camille Saint-Saëns was still active as a composer and conductor, traveling between Algiers and Paris. Besides a final piano album leaf, his last completed works were three sonatas, one each for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. He sensed that he did not have much time left; h... read more