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Weekend Classics - A Bizet Weekend


Release Date: 07/04/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000658202   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Performer:  Teresa BerganzaPlacido DomingoYvonne KennyAlicia Nafé,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoMyung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian SingersBastille Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 11 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
2.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Teresa Berganza (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Written: 1873-1874 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
3.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Teresa Berganza (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
4.
Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
5.
Carmen: Les tringles des sistres tintaient "Gypsy Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Yvonne Kenny (Soprano), Alicia Nafé (Mezzo Soprano), Teresa Berganza (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
6.
Carmen: Votre toast je peu vous le rendre "Toreador Song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Stuart Harling (Baritone), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Robert Lloyd (Bass),
Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano), Alicia Nafé (Mezzo Soprano), Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
7.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Notes: Composition written: France (1873 - 1874). 
8.
Carmen: Act 2 Prelude "Les dragons d'Alcala" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
9.
Carmen: Suite no 1 - Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; France 
10.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 1 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
11.
L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 

Sound Samples

Carmen: Overture (Prelude)
Carmen / Act 1: "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Havanaise)
Carmen / Act 1: Chanson et Duo: "Près des remparts de Séville"
Carmen: Entracte (between Act I & II)
Carmen / Act 2: Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita)
Carmen / Act 2: Couplets: "Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre"
Carmen / Act 2: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (Don José)
Carmen: Entracte (Between Act II & III)
Carmen / Act 3: Entr'acte
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: Pastorale
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2: Intermezzo
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2: Menuet
L'Arlésienne Suite No.2: Farandole

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