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The Best Of Bizet


Release Date: 07/30/1996 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8551191   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Performer:  Graciela AlperynIgor MorozovJanez Lotric
Conductor:  Donald JohanosAlexander RahbariAnthony BramallJohannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony OrchestraCzecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra BratislavaSlovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Symphony in C major: 3rd movement, Allegro vivace by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Donald Johanos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 
2.
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 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
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 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 4 Prelude "Aragonaise" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
5.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
6.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
7.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Nocturne by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
8.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Chanson de Toréador by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
9.
Carmen: Suite no 2 - Danse bohème by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
10.
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Igor Morozov (Baritone), Janez Lotric (Tenor)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra Bratislava
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
11.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 2nd movement, Menuet by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
12.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 - 3rd movement, Adagietto by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
13.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 1st movement, Pastorale by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Notes: 'L'arlésienne: Suite no 2' was written by Ernest Guiraud c. 1879 after
Bizet's incidental music to 'L'arlésienne.' 
14.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 3rd movement, Minuet by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak 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.' 
15.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Anthony Bramall
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak 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.' 
16.
Jeux d'enfants, Op. 22: no 3, La poupée by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Donald Johanos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Georges Bizet 
17.
Jeux d'enfants, Op. 22: no 12, Le bal by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Donald Johanos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Notes: Orchestrated: Georges Bizet 
18.
Danse Bohémienne by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Donald Johanos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
19.
Symphony in C major: 4th movement, Allegro vivace by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Donald Johanos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; France 

Sound Samples

Allegro vivace (Third Movement)
Habanera
Seguidilla
Aragonaise
Intermezzo
Marche du toreador
Nocturne
Chanson du toreador
Danse bohemienne
Au fond du temple saint
Minuet
Adagietto
Pastorale
Minuet
L'Arlesienne Suite No. 2 (arr. E. Guirand): Farandole
Berceuse
Galop
Danse bohemienne
Allegro vivace (Fourth Movement)

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