J:5972621:F:The Carnival of the Animals
The Carnival of the Animals
(In a simple arrangement for piano)
Camille Saint-Saens/arr. Heumann
- Schott Music Distribution
Beautifully illustrated, annotated and arranged, this piano picture book includes a short biography of Camille Saint-Saens, a short history of the work The Carnival of the Animals
, and moderate-level arrangements of each part: The Royal March of the Lion; Hens and Cocks; Hemione (Wild Asses); Turtles; The Elephant; Kangaroos; The Aquarium; Characters with Long Ears; The Cuckoo Deep in the Wood; The Aviary; Pianists; Fossils; The Swan
Each part is preceded by the story told by Loriot, translated into English by Timothy Moores. The full-color artwork found throughout the book, depicting each animal, is absolutely charming. Drawings by Brigitte Smith.