About this work...
In the middle of the nineteenth century, French audiences were interested in hardly any music but opera. Only a few mavericks like Berlioz were devoting much effort to instrumental music, and so when the 28-year-old Saint-Saëns wrote his first piano trio in 1863, he could find no indigenous traditions to inspire him. S... read more
Curated by Vitaly Vatulya, Saxophonist