Carnival of the Animals Intro

Carnival des Animaux

  • This unit of work shows how Saint-Saëns creates humorous musical descriptions of animal behaviour.
  • There are suggestions for composing and performing in response to The Carnival of the Animals. Additionally, it suggests opportunities for the teaching of modern foreign languages.
  • Carnaval des Animaux is accompanied by a CD Rom and DVD set available from Cumbria Music Service.
  • This unit uses MIDI and audio files
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