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Bizet: Carmen (Highlights)


Release Date: 01/28/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550727   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Performer:  Graciela AlperynAlan TitusGiorgio LambertiDoina Palade
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaSlovak State Philharmonic Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These excerpts are taken from the complete recording available on Naxos 8.660005-7. These excerpts are taken from the complete recording available on Naxos 8.660005-7. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 33 Secs. 
2. Carmen: La cloche a sonnée by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: French 
3. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Graciela Alperyn (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Written: 1873-1874 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Graciela Alperyn (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
5. Carmen: Act 2 Prelude "Les dragons d'Alcala" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
6. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alan Titus (Baritone)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 6 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Giorgio Lamberti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 7 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
8. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 9 Secs. 
9. Carmen: Écoute, écoute, compagnon by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 4 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: French 
10. Carmen: Quant au douanier, c'est notre affaire by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: French 
11. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Doina Palade (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 5 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: French 
12. Carmen: Act 4 Prelude "Aragonaise" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 2 Minutes 22 Secs. 
13. Carmen: Les voici! Les voici! by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Alexander Rahbari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak State Philharmonic Chorus,  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 7/1990 
Venue:  Slovak Radio Concert Hall, Bratislava 
Length: 15 Minutes 52 Secs. 
Language: French 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 

Sound Samples

Carmen: Prelude
Carmen: La cloche a sonnee
Carmen: Habanera
Carmen: Sequidilla and Duet
Carmen: Entr'acte
Carmen: Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetee
Carmen: Entr'acte
Carmen: Ecoute, ecoute, compagnon
Carmen: Quant au douanier, c'est notre affaire!
Carmen: Je dis que rien m'espouvante
Carmen: Entr'acte
Carmen: Les voici! les voici!

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