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Bizet: L'arlesienne Suites 1 & 2, Etc / Paray, Detroit So


Release Date: 10/13/1992 
Label:  Mercury Living Presence   Catalog #: 434321   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Georges BizetAmbroise Thomas
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Patrie Overture, Op. 19 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873; France 
2.
Carmen: Suite(s) by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
3.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
4.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: This work was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
5.
Mignon: Overture by Ambroise Thomas
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; France 
6.
Raymond: Overture by Ambroise Thomas
Conductor:  Paul Paray
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 

Sound Samples

La Patrie: Overture
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Prélude
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): La garde montante
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Les dragons d'Alcala
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Intermezzo
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Aragonaise
Carmen Suite (excerpts from suites nos. 1 & 2): Les toréadors
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Prélude
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Minuetto
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Adagietto
L'Arlésienne Suite No.1: Carillon
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2 - Arranged by E. Guiraud (1837-1892): Pastorale
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2 - Arranged by E. Guiraud (1837-1892): Intermezzo
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2 - Arranged by E. Guiraud (1837-1892): Menuet
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2 - Arranged by E. Guiraud (1837-1892): Farandole
Mignon: Overture
Raymond: Overture

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Good recording February 28, 2013 By Elliot F. (Granada Hills, CA) See All My Reviews "Not as exciting as you have probably heard. Sound is clear but very dry--very good for 1956-1960. Carmen Suite is not the usual selection. Beecham does much better. I bought this for the overtures which were done very well, but Mignon is done better by Toscannini in older mono." Report Abuse
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