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Opera In English - Bizet: Carmen / Parry, Bardon, Et Al


Release Date: 03/11/2003 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3091   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges Bizet
Performer:  Mark Le BrocqNicholas GarrettMary PlazasPatricia Bardon,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell ChoirNew London Children's Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Watford Colosseum 27-30 August and 2-3 September 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Matthew Walker (Assistant) Recorded in: Watford Colosseum 27-30 August and 2-3 September 2002 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Matthew Walker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Mark Le Brocq (Tenor), Nicholas Garrett (Bass Baritone), Mary Plazas (Soprano),
Patricia Bardon (Mezzo Soprano), Julian Gavin (Tenor), Garry Magee (Baritone),
Mary Hegarty (Soprano), Sally Harrison (Soprano), Clare McCaldin (Mezzo Soprano),
Peter Wedd (Tenor), Toby Stafford-Allen (Baritone), Paul Parfitt (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir,  New London Children's Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 2002 
Length: 155 Minutes 33 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Carmen (sung in English): Prelude
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: In the plaza (Soldiers, Morales)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Just look at that delicious morsel! (Morales, Soldiers, Micaela)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Here come our new soldier boys (Children)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Off with you old soldier boys (Children)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Corporal! Sir! (Zuniga, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: We have heard the bell summon us to meet here (Young Men)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Ah, just look! (Soldiers, Cigarette Girls)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: But why hasn't she come, our Carmencita? (Soldiers, Young Men, Cigarette Girls, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Habanera: Love's a bird wild as any rebel (Carmen, Cigarette Girls, Young Men, Soldiers)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Carmen! We will follow you high and low! (Young Men, Carmen, Don Jose, Cigarette Girls)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Give me news of my mother! (Don Jose, Micaela)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Your dear mother and I were leaving church this morning (Don Jose, Micaela )
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: I see my mother's face! (Don Jose, Micaela)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Wait a moment. I'm going to read the letter (Don Jose, Micaela)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Come and help! (Cigarette Girls, Zuniga, Soldiers)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Well, Carmencita, what do you have to say for yourself? (Zuniga, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Where are you taking me? (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Seguedilla: There's an old bar in the city (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act I: Careful, it's the lieutenant! (Don Jose, Zuniga, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Entr'acte
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Gipsy Song: From far away mysterious sounds (Carmen, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Bravo, bravo! More! Keep dancing! (Zuniga, Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Hurrah! Hurrah! The Torero! (Zuniga, Officers, Friends of Escamillo, Mercedes, Frasquita, Carmen, Morales)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Toreador's aria: You're most kind (Escamillo, Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen, Morales, Zuniga, Officers, Friends of Escamillo)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: We'll come with you, Senor Torero (Zuniga, Escamillo, Friends of Escamillo, Carmen, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Toreador, be ready! (Friends of Escamillo)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: There's a little job that we're starting! (Dancaire, Mercedes, Frasquita, Remendado, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Being in love is not a reason (Dancaire, Carmen, Frasquita, Mercedes, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: To bid you welcome to our bar (Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: La la la la la la la la (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Back to camp! ... Go at once! (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Flower Song: That flow'r you threw to me I treasured (Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: No, it's not love at all! (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Hello! Carmen! (Zuniga, Remendado, Dancaire, Gipsies, Zuniga, Don Jose, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: Lieutenant fair, it's true (Carmen, Remendado, Dancaire, Gipsies, Zuniga, Don Jose, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act II: The sky above the open road (Gipsies, Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen, Don Jose, Remendado, Dancaire)
Carmen (sung in English): Entr'acte
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Keep going, dear old friend, keep going! (Gipsies, Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen, Don Jose, Remendado, Dancaire)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Right! Let's stop for a while (Dancaire, Don Jose, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Shuffle! Cut them! (Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: In vain you would avoid the bitter things they're saying (Carmen, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: You're back! (Frasquita, Dancaire, Mercedes, Carmen, Remendado, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: As for that man, it should be easy! (Frasquita, Mercedes, Carmen, Gipsies, Remendado, Dancaire)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: I say that there's nothing to fear (Micaela)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Escamillo is my name, and I come from Granada (Escamillo, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: She had a lover here (Escamillo, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Hola! hola! Jose! (Carmen, Escamillo, Dancaire)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: You should take care, Carmen (Don Jose, Dancaire, Gipsies, Remendado, Carmen, Micaela, Frasquita, Carmen)
Carmen (sung in English): Act III: Alas! Jose, your mother is ill (Micaela, Don Jose, Escamillo)
Carmen (sung in English): Entr'acte
Carmen (sung in English): Act IV: A few cuartos! A few cuartos! (Merchants, Vendors, Zuniga, An Orange Vendor, A Gipsy)
Carmen (sung in English): Act IV: Here they come! Here they come! (Children, Merchants, Vendors, Chorus)
Carmen (sung in English): Act IV: If you love me, Carmen! (Escamillo, Carmen, Cordeliers, Frasquita, Mercedes)
Carmen (sung in English): Act IV: It's you! It's me! (Carmen, Don Jose)
Carmen (sung in English): Act IV: Viva! Viva! What a corrida! (Crowd, Don Jose, Carmen)

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