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)
Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach.
Soloists: Olivier Latry (Organ).
Ondine ODE 10945
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.