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Few symphonies that can compete with the Symphony No. 3 "Organ" from Saint-Saens in terms of grandeur, majesty and sheer tonal opulence. The important contribution of the organ "the king of instruments," adds at work increased size of imposing sound. Yet this symphony is an anomaly in the composer's work. First, it is the only one of his five symphonies have acquired a lasting reputation. Moreover, Saint-Saëns is not especially considered a "symphonic" and if it were not for his Symphony "Organ", he would not have more importance in this area that Fauré and Gounod. (Saint-Saëns also left two numbered symphonies and two unnumbered, all written several years before the Third).
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