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Bizet: Carmen & L'arlesienne Suites / Stokowski, National Po


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Great Performances Catalog #: 37260   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Imported from : ARGENTINA   
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
2.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
3.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
4.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - Excerpt(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leopold Stokowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 

Sound Samples

Les Toréadors. Allegro giocoso (Introduction to Act I)
Prélude. Andante moderato (Prelude to Act I)
Aragonaise. Allegro vivo (Prelude to Act IV)
Intermezzo. Andantino quasi Allegretto (Prelude to Act III)
Seguedille. Allegretto (Act I)
Les dragons d'Alcala. Allegro moderato (Prelude to Act II)
Marche des Contrebandiers. Allegro moderato (Act III)
Habanera. Allegretto quasi Andantino (Act I)
La Garde montante. Allegro (Act I)
Danse bohème. Andante quasi Allegretto (Act II)
I. Prelude. Allegro deciso (Tempo di Marcia) - Andantino
II. Minuetto. Allegro giocoso
III. Adagietto. Adagio
IV. Carillon. Allegro moderato - Andantino - Tempo I
I. Pastorale. Andante sostenuto assai - Andantino - Tempo I (Excerpts)
III. Menuet. Andantino quasi Allegretto (Excerpts)
IV. Farandole. Allegro deciso (Tempo di Marcia) - Allegro vivo e deciso (Excerpts)

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