Piano Concerto No.5

Camille Saint-Saëns

Piano Concerto No.5 in F major

Op. 103 • “Egyptian”

About this work...

Saint-Saëns composed his Fifth Piano Concerto while in Egypt in the winter of 1895-1896. It was published in 1896 with a dedication to pianist Louis Diémer (1843-1919), who played the piece on several occasions. It is one of the composer's "exotic" works, in which he uses the minor mode with raised sixth and seventh de...