Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Prelude
Georges Bizet 3:32
2 Carmen, Act I Scene 4: La cloche a sonné
Georges Bizet 5:12
3 Carmen, Act I Scene 5: Mais nous ne voyons pas la Camencita
Georges Bizet 1:11
4 Carmen, Act I Scene 5: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
Georges Bizet 4:26
5 Carmen, Act I Scene 6: Parle-moi de ma mère!
Georges Bizet 9:51
6 Carmen, Act I Scene 10: Près des remparts de Séville
Georges Bizet 4:39
7 Carmen, Act II Scene 1: Les tringles des sistres tintaient
Georges Bizet 5:09
8 Carmen, Act II Scene 2: Votre toast... je peux vous le rendre
Georges Bizet 5:12
9 Carmen, Act II Scene 5: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
Georges Bizet 4:21
10 Carmen, Act III Scene 5: Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante
Georges Bizet 4:55
11 Carmen, Act III Scene 6: Je suis Escamillo, torero de Grenade
Georges Bizet 3:34
12 Carmen, Act IV Scene 1: Les voici, voici le quadrille!
Georges Bizet 3:53
13 Carmen, Act IV Scene 1: Si tu m'aimes, Carmen
Georges Bizet 3:23
14 Carmen, Act IV Scene 2: C'est toi? - C'est moi
Georges Bizet 9:18
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 1: I. Prelude
Georges Bizet 7:01
2 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 1: II. Minuetto
Georges Bizet 3:16
3 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 1: III. Adagietto
Georges Bizet 4:48
4 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 1: IV. Carillon
Georges Bizet 4:29
5 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 2: I. Pastorale
Georges Bizet 5:21
6 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 2: II. Intermezzo
Georges Bizet 3:58
7 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 2: III. Menuet
Georges Bizet 3:57
8 L' Arlésienne Suite No. 2: IV. Farandole
Georges Bizet 3:31
9 Agnus Dei (Wiener Symphoniker & Wiener Sängerknaben feat. conductor: Uwe Christian Harrer, tenor: José Carreras)
Georges Bizet 3:43
10 Symphony No. 1 in C major "Roma": I. Allegro vivo (Orchestre National de France feat. conductor: Jean Martinon)
Georges Bizet 6:49
11 Symphony No. 1 in C major "Roma": II. Adagio (Orchestre National de France feat. conductor: Jean Martinon)
Georges Bizet 9:17
12 Symphony No. 1 in C major "Roma": III. Scherzo: Allegro vivace (Orchestre National de France feat. conductor: Jean Martinon)
Georges Bizet 4:30
13 Symphony No. 1 in C major "Roma": IV. Finale: Allegro vivace (Orchestre National de France feat. conductor: Jean Martinon)
Georges Bizet 6:18
14 Les pêcheurs de perles, Act I: Je crois entendre encore (Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra feat. conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini, tenor: Plácido Domingo)
Georges Bizet 3:47
15 Les pêcheurs de perles, Act I: C'est toi... - Au fond du temple saint (Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal feat. conductor: Charles Dutoit, tenor: Gregory Cross, baritone: Gino Quilico)
Georges Bizet 7:32

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9–10, 12–14)
bass vocals:
Robert Lloyd (operatic bass) (1977-09) (track 8)
bass-baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (1977-09) (tracks 8, 11, 13)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-09) (tracks 8, 13)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-09) (tracks 8, 13)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-09) (tracks 8, 13)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-09) (tracks 8, 13)
composer:
Georges Bizet (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–7, 10, 12–14)
Georges Bizet (1875) (track 9)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks 1, 5–11, 13)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9–10, 12–14)
executive producer:
Rainer Brock (track 4)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 10, 12–14)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 10, 12–14)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 9)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 9)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-08) (tracks 3–4, 12, 14)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (tracks 6–8, 10, 13)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (tracks 7–8, 13)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (tracks 2–4, 12, 14)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks 1, 5–11, 13)
recorded by:
Rainer Brock (track 4)
soprano vocals:
Ileana Cotrubaş (Romanian Soprano) (1977-09) (tracks 5, 10)
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (tracks 7–8, 13)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (tracks 2, 12, 14)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks 5–7, 9–11, 13)
Jean Lainé (1977-09) (track 8)
vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track 6)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks 1–2, 6–7, 9–10, 12–14)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks 1–14)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks 2, 12, 14)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks 2, 12, 14)
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 1, 6–7, 9–10, 13)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 1, 6–7, 9–10, 13)
is based on:
El arreglito (track 4)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track 6)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (tracks 1, 12)
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track 4)
Señorita (track 4)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track 4)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen : Acte II (tracks 7, 9)
Carmen : Acte III (track 10)
Carmen : Acte IV (tracks 12–14)
Carmen (track 1)
Carmen : Acte I (tracks 2, 4, 6)
recording of:
Carmen : Prélude (1977-09) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track 4)

CD 2

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1980-11) (track 14)
arranger:
Ernest Guiraud (tracks 5–8)
audio engineer:
balance engineer:
Klaus Hiemann (tracks 1–8)
baritone vocals [Zurga]:
Gino Quilico (track 15)
choir vocals:
composer:
Georges Bizet (1855-10 – 1855-11) (tracks 10–13)
Georges Bizet (1863-04 – 1863-08) (tracks 14–15, 15)
Georges Bizet (1872) (tracks 1–8)
conductor:
Charles Dutoit (track 15)
Jean Martinon (1971-02) (tracks 10–13)
Claudio Abbado (1980-01) (tracks 1–8)
Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) (1980-11) (track 14)
editor:
Hans Weber (producer/engineer) (track 14)
librettist:
Michel Carré (librettist) (tracks 14–15, 15)
Eugène Cormon (tracks 14–15, 15)
orchestra:
Wiener Symphoniker (track 9)
Orchestre national de l'ORTF (1971-02) (tracks 10–13)
London Symphony Orchestra (1980-01) (tracks 1–8)
Los Angeles Philharmonic (1980-11) (track 14)
producer:
Günther Breest (track 14)
Rainer Brock (tracks 1–8)
tenor vocals:
José Carreras (track 9)
Plácido Domingo (1980-11) (track 14)
tenor vocals [Nadir]:
Gregory Cross (track 15)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1972) (tracks 10–13)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1981) (tracks 1–8, 14)
Philips Classics Productions (not for release label use!—classical music division of Polygram, reorganized as Philips Music Group in 1997) (1984) (track 9)
The Decca Record Company Ltd. (not for release label use!) (1993) (track 15)
recorded at:
St John's, Smith Square in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-01) (tracks 1–8)
arrangements:
Agnus Dei, for voice & piano (or orchestra) ((Intermezzo from L’arlésienne Suite No. 2/6, arr. Ernest Guirard)) (track 6)
Au fond du temple saint from Les Pêcheurs de perles (for violin, viola and piano, Loeb) (track 15)
L'Arlesienne: Intermezzo (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: II. Intermezzo (for piano, Bizet) (track 6)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: III. Menuet (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
March of the Kings (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 1)
March of the Kings (non-choir) (Geoff Zanelli's arrangement) (track 1)
The March of the Kings (Trans‐Siberian Orchestra arrangement) (track 1)
Venise (track 14)
later translated versions:
later versions:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: I. Prélude (for piano, Bizet) (track 1)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: II. Minuetto (for piano, Bizet) (track 2)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: III. Adagietto (for piano, Bizet) (track 3)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: IV. Carillon (for piano, Bizet) (track 4)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: I. Pastorale (for piano, Bizet) (track 5)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: III. Menuet (for piano, Bizet) (track 7)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for piano, Bizet) (track 8)
Minuet from L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1, TN iii/3 (for piano, Rachmaninoff) (track 2)
part of:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1, op. 23bis (for orchestra) (tracks 1–4)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2 (for orchestra) (tracks 5–8)
Les Pêcheurs de perles: Acte I. (tracks 14–15, 15)
Symphonie no. 1 en ut majeur (tracks 10–13)
recording of:
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: I. Prélude, Allegro deciso (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 1)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: II. Minuet, Allegro giocoso (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 2)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: III. Adagietto (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 3)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 1: IV. Carillon, Allegro moderato (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 4)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: I. Pastorale (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 5)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: II. Intermezzo (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 6)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: III. Menuet (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 7)
L'Arlésienne Suite no. 2: IV. Farandole (for orchestra) (1980-01) (track 8)
referred to in medleys:

Release

part of: Panorama (Deutsche Grammophon)
ASIN: US: B00004W3IO [info]
other databases: http://d-nb.info/357972511 [info]