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Musical Memories Camille Saint-Sains

Musical Memories

Camille Saint-Sains

Published April 24th 2015
ISBN : 9781505243680
Paperback
126 pages
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[...]had not, he would think it over and very often he would confess that I was right. Your childhood, Gounod once told me, wasnt musical. He was wrong, for he did not know the many tokens of my childhood. Many of my attempts are unfinished-toMore[...]had not, he would think it over and very often he would confess that I was right. Your childhood, Gounod once told me, wasnt musical. He was wrong, for he did not know the many tokens of my childhood. Many of my attempts are unfinished-to say nothing of those I destroyed-but among them are songs, choruses, cantatas, and overtures, none of which will ever see the light. Oblivion will enshroud these gropings after effect, for they are of no interest to the public. Among these scribblings I have found some notes written in pencil when I was four. The date on them leaves no doubt about the time of their production.[...].