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Symphony No. 3 (Organ Symphony) - Camille Saint-Saëns

Information about Symphony No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saëns, and the best recordings available on CD or for download.

The work was written in 1886, and is in the key of C minor.


Suitner (Berlin Classics 149362)


Three excellent performances of the classic French symphonies by Bizet, Saint-Saëns, and César Franck.

Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Dresden Staatskapelle, conducted by Otmar Suitner.

Berlin Classics 149362

Eschenbach/Latry (Ondine ODE 10945)

ODE 10945

Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach.

Soloists: Olivier Latry (Organ).

Ondine ODE 10945

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Martinon (Brilliant Classics 94360)


All five symphonies in a single budget-priced set.

ORTF Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Jean Martinon.

Brilliant Classics 94360

Coupled with Symphony No. 1 etc.

Chung (AVRO/Radio4 7)


Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung, 2005.

AVRO/Radio4 7

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