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Saint-Saens' Danse Macabre as presented by Judy Suvak For nearly twenty years I have been sharing the symphonic poem, Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saens with elementary school children. I can't begin to imagine how many times I have listened to this composition in the process of studying to teach it and listening with the students. Oct 31, · Camille Saint-Saëns. The idea of a Danse Macabre is more than a legend. Danse Macabre, or Dance of Death, is an allegory that has been around since the 13th century to illustrate that regardless of one’s station in life, death is universal and inevitable. It has been depicted in paintings, frescoes, plays and musical area907.info: Cynthia Collins. Danse macabre (Saint-Saëns) It is in the key of G minor. It started out in as an art song for voice and piano with a French text by the poet Henri Cazalis, which is based on an old French superstition. In , the composer expanded and reworked the piece into a tone poem, replacing the vocal line with a .