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Carmen Without Words / Andre Kostelanetz & His Orchestra


Release Date: 11/10/1990 
Label:  Cbs Masterworks Catalog #: 46287   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Georges BizetMaurice RavelManuel de FallaMikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Andre KostelanetzLeonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz OrchestraNew York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the following excerpts from Act I of 'Carmen.' 
2. Carmen: Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act I of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3. Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act I of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4. Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding excerpts from
Act I of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
5. Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient "Gypsy Song" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the following excerpts from
Act II of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
6. Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act II of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7. Carmen: Act 2 Prelude "Les dragons d'Alcala" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act II of 'Carmen.' 
8. Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding excerpts from
Act II of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
9. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the following excerpts from
Act III of 'Carmen.' 
10. Carmen: Suite no 2 - Marche des Contrebandiers by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act III of 'Carmen.' 
11. Carmen: Mêlons! Coupons! [Card Scene] by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act III of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
12. Carmen: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante "Micaëla's Aria" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding excerpts from
Act III of 'Carmen.' 
13. Carmen: Act 4 Prelude "Aragonaise" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the following excerpts from
Act IV of 'Carmen.' 
14. Carmen: March of the Toreadors by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act IV of 'Carmen.' 
15. Carmen: Les voici! Les voici! by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding and following excerpts from Act IV of 'Carmen.'
Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
16. Carmen: C'est toi! C'est moi!...Carmen, il est temps encore by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: This selection shares a track and timing with the preceding excerpts from
Act IV of 'Carmen.' 
17. Boléro by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1928; France 
18. El amor brujo: Danza rituel del fuego "Ritual Fire Dance" by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1914-1915; Spain 
19. Capriccio brillante on the theme "Jota aragonesa" by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845; Russia 
20. La vida breve: Spanish Dance by Manuel de Falla
Conductor:  Andre Kostelanetz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Andre Kostelanetz Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1904-1905; Spain 

Sound Samples

Prelude, Act I: Chorus of Street-Boys; Entrance of Carmen; Habanera; Don Jose picks up Carmen's Flower; Seguidilla; Finale
Act ll: Gypsy Song; Toreador Song; Exit of Escamillo; Entr'acte between Act I and Act II (Theme of Canzonetta); Flower Song
Entr'acte, Act III: March of the Smugglers; Card Scene; Exit of Smugglers and Card Players; Micaela's Aria
Entr'acte (Aragonnaise), Act IV: March and Chorus; Duet and Final Chorus
Bolero
Ritual Fire Dance (from "El Amor Brujuo")
Capriccio Brillante on the Jota Aragonesa (First Spanish Overture)
Spanish Dance from La Vida Breve

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