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Bizet: Carmen Suite No 1 & 2, Etc / Tortelier, Et Al


Release Date: 07/27/2004 
Label:  Chandos Collect Catalog #: 6693   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"There's plenty of elan in this playing. Yan Pascal Tortelier is concerned to bring out the swagger in much of the Carmen music... The swagger is there no less in the two L'Arlesienne suites" - GRAMOPHONE "There's plenty of elan in this playing. Yan Pascal Tortelier is concerned to bring out the swagger in much of the Carmen music... The swagger is there no less in the two L'Arlesienne suites" - GRAMOPHONE Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
2.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Avec la garde montante "Children's Chorus" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
3.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Habañera by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
4.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Séguedille by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
5.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 2 Prelude "Les dragons d'Alcala" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
6.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohème by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
7.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Chanson de Toréador by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
8.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
9.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Marche des Contrebandiers by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
10.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Nocturne by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
11.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 4 Prelude "Aragonaise" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
12.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
13.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Yan Pascal Tortelier
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ulster Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: This work was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 

Sound Samples

Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Introduction: Les toreadors
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act I: Prelude
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act I: La garde montante
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act I: Habanera
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act I: Seguedille
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act II: Les dragons d'Alcala
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act II: Gypsy Song: Danse boheme
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act II: Chanson du toreador
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act III: Intermezzo
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act III: Marche des contrebandiers
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act III: Micaela's Aria: Nocturne
Carmen: Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (arr. F. Hoffman): Act IV: Aragonaise
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: I. Prelude
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: II. Minuetto
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: III. Adagietto
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: IV. Carillon
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): I. Pastorale
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): II. Intermezzo
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): III. Minuetto
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): IV. Farandole

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