String Quartet No.12 in F major Opus 96 (2) Antonin Dvorak Download 'String Quartet No.12 in F major Opus 96 (2)' on iTunes
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Saint-Saëns: 15 facts about the great composer
Saint-Saëns’ ghoulish Danse Macabre was originally written for voice and piano. Thankfully the composer reworked it a couple of years later, substituting a violin for the voice and adding the full orchestra. When it was premiered, it was immediately encored in full and has remained a popular and slightly scary favourite ever since. It may be best known today as the theme to TV series, Jonathan Creek.