Saint-Saëns: Prélude to Le Déluge, oratorio, op. 45 [extract: c. 4½ minutes]
Saint-Saëns: Le Rouet d'Omphale [extract: c. 4½ minutes]

  • André Messager, conductor. P. Alfred Brun, violin solo

    DESCRIPTION: 1 disc, 78 rpm, 12 in.

    NOTES: Recorded c. 21 October (Déluge), 18 October (Rouet) 1918, New York. Duration 04:32 (Déluge). Matrix no. 49534-3 (Déluge), 49530-2 (Rouet). Orchestra identified as "Paris Conservatory Symphony Orchestra" and "French Symphony Orchestra." [Rigler-Deutsch gives matrix no. for Déluge, wrongly, as 49531.] C. G. Arnold, pp. 385, 386, gives issue date as February 1919. See Note on 1918 Recording Sessions in New York.

  • Columbia US A 6087
    • Le Rouet d'Omphale coupled with Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio espagnol: Columbia US 5019-M [Rigler-Deutsch, Arnold]
    • Le Déluge rpt. as CD: Vogue 665001 (OdP/SdCdC commemorative set), CD 1, track 7.

INDEX: 18~010