Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Faust, Act 2: Chorus at the VIllage Fair
Charles‐François Gounod 5:13
2 Faust, Act 2: Waltz
Charles‐François Gounod 2:35
3 Faust, Act 4: Soldiers' Chorus
Charles‐François Gounod 3:18
4 Faust, Act 5: Apotheosis
Charles‐François Gounod 2:17
5 Samson et Delila, Act 1: Chorus of Hebrews
Camille Saint‐Saëns 9:00
6 Samson et Delila, Act 1: Chorus of Hebrew Elders
Camille Saint‐Saëns 4:10
7 Samson et Delila, Act 3: Scene and Chorus of Philistines
Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:25
8 Carmen, Act 1: Urchins' Chorus
Georges Bizet 3:41
9 Carmen, Act 1: Chorus of Cigarette Girls
Georges Bizet 3:24
10 Carmen, Act 1: Quarrel Chorus
Georges Bizet 3:03
11 Carmen, Act 4: March and Chorus (Procession of the Toreadors)
Georges Bizet 3:51
12 Les Pêcheurs des Perles, Act 1: Introduction and Chorus of Pearl Fishers
Georges Bizet 3:49
13 Les Pêcheurs des Perles, Act 1: Entry of Leila ('Welcome' Chorus)
Georges Bizet 2:37
14 Les Pêcheurs des Perles, Act 2: Invocation to Brahma
Georges Bizet 1:41
15 Les Pêcheurs des Perles, Act 3: Danced Chorus
Georges Bizet 2:05

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

additional baritone vocals:
Marc Vento (track 1)
additional bass vocals:
Anton Diakov (Bulgarian operatic bass) (track 6)
additional librettist:
Michel Carré (librettist) (track 4)
baritone vocals:
Jacques Mars (bass vocalist (a.k.a. Jacques Hochard)) (track 10)
choir vocals:
Chorus of the Paris Opera (tracks 1–4, 12–15)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 8–11)
Charles‐François Gounod (French composer) (tracks 1–4)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (tracks 5–7)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1863-04 – 1863-08) (tracks 12–15)
conductor:
Georges Prêtre (tracks 1–15)
librettist:
Jules Barbier (track 4)
Michel Carré (librettist) (tracks 12–15)
Eugène Cormon (tracks 12–15)
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 8–11)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 8–11)
orchestra:
performer:
Chœur René Duclos (tracks 5, 7–8, 10–11)
writer:
arrangements:
Waltz from Faust (for 2 pianos 8 hands, Vilbac) (track 2)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 11)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte IV (track 11)
Faust: Acte II (tracks 1–2, 2)
Faust: Acte IV (track 3)
Faust: Acte V (tracks 4, 4)
Carmen: Acte I (tracks 8–10)
recording of: