Annotation

cd3 includes bonus tracks from Les Huguenots (1971 live cast) and Le Prophète (1970 radio cast) featuring Nicolai Gedda.

Annotation last modified on 2016-06-22 19:39 .

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
Pregap
Georges Bizet 0:01
1 Carmen Prelude
Georges Bizet 3:31
2 Carmen Act One: Introduction 'Sur la place chacun passe'
Georges Bizet 2:31
3 Carmen Act One: 'Que cherzes-vous, la belle?'
Georges Bizet 3:20
4 Carmen Act One: 'Marche et Choeur de gamins: Avec la garde montante'
Georges Bizet 2:21
5 Carmen Act One: 'Une jeune fille charmante...'
Georges Bizet 1:25
6 Carmen Act One: 'C'est bien la, n'est-ce pas...'
Georges Bizet 1:20
7 Carmen Act One: 'Choeur: La cloche a sonne... Dans l'air...'
Georges Bizet 3:54
8 Carmen Act One: 'Mais nous ne voyons pas la Carmencita?'
Georges Bizet 0:46
9 Carmen Act One: 'Quand je vous aimerai?'
Georges Bizet 4:57
10 Carmen Act One: 'Scene: Carmen, sur tes pas nous nous pressons tous!'
Georges Bizet 1:33
11 Carmen Act One: 'Quels regards! Quelle effronterie!'
Georges Bizet 1:05
12 Carmen Act One: 'Duo: 'Parle-moi de ma mere!'
Georges Bizet 10:35
13 Carmen Act One: 'Que se passe-t-il donc la bas?'
Georges Bizet 3:02
14 Carmen Act One: 'Mon officier, c'etait une querelle...'
Georges Bizet 3:55
15 Carmen Act One: 'Chanson et Duo: Pres des remparts de Seville'
Georges Bizet 6:18
16 Carmen Act One: Entr'acte
Georges Bizet 1:35
17 Carmen Act Two: Chanson boheme, 'Les tringles des sistres tintaient...'
Georges Bizet 4:23
18 Carmen Act Two: 'Messieurs, Pastia me dit...'
Georges Bizet 2:05
19 Carmen Act Two: Couplets, 'Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre'
Georges Bizet 6:56
20 Carmen Act Two: Quintette, 'Nous avons en tete une affaire'
Georges Bizet 4:43
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen Act Two: 'Mais qui donc attend-tu?'
Georges Bizet 2:57
2 Carmen Act Two: 'Je vais danser en votre honneur...'
Georges Bizet 4:34
3 Carmen Act Two: Air de Fleur, 'La fleur que tu m'avais jetee'
Georges Bizet 3:46
4 Carmen Act Two: 'Non, tu ne m'aimes pas'
Georges Bizet 3:47
5 Carmen Act Two: 'Hola! Carmen! Hola! Hola!'
Georges Bizet 1:27
6 Carmen Act Two: 'Bel officier, bel officier'
Georges Bizet 3:39
7 Carmen Act Two: Entr'acte
Georges Bizet 2:54
8 Carmen Act Three: Sextuor et Choeur, 'Ecoute, ecoute, compagnon, ecoute'
Georges Bizet 6:45
9 Carmen Act Three: Trio: 'Melons! Coupons!'
Georges Bizet 3:12
10 Carmen Act Three: 'Carrea! Pique!'
Georges Bizet 3:32
11 Carmen Act Three: 'Eh, bien?'
Georges Bizet 0:40
12 Carmen Act Three: Morceau d'Ensemble, 'Quant au douanier'
Georges Bizet 3:14
13 Carmen Act Three: Recit, 'C'est des contrebandiers...'
Georges Bizet 5:38
14 Carmen Act Three: 'Je ne me trompe pas... Je suis Escamillo'
Georges Bizet 3:39
15 Carmen Act Three: 'Holà, holà! José!'
Georges Bizet 2:43
16 Carmen Act Three: 'Halte! quelqu'un est la...'
Georges Bizet 5:14
17 Carmen Act Three: Entre'acte
Georges Bizet 2:10
18 Carmen Act Four: 'A deux cuartos!'
Georges Bizet 3:08
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Act Four. 'Les voici!'
Georges Bizet 3:40
2 Carmen: Act Four. 'Si tu m'aimes, Carmen'
Georges Bizet 3:08
3 Carmen: Act Four. 'C'set toi C'est moi!'
Georges Bizet 8:00
4 Les Huguenots: Act One. Recitatif 'Non lion des vielilles tours'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 1:34
5 Les Huguenots: Act One. Romance 'Plus blanche que la blanche hermine'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 3:35
6 Les Huguenots: Act Two. Duo 'O ciel, ou suis-je?'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 3:07
7 Les Huguenots Act Two. 'Preux doit vivre sa belle'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 2:24
8 Les Huguenots: Act Two. 'Ah!... Si j'etais coquette'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 4:17
9 Les Huguenots: Act Four. Grand Duo 'O ciel! Ou courez-vous?'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 5:50
10 Les Huguenots: Act Four. 'Tu l'as dit!'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 4:54
11 Les Huguenots: Act Four. 'Plus d'amour! Plus d'ivresse!'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 4:52
12 Le Prophète: Act Three. 'Par toi Münster nous fut promis'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 1:34
13 Le Prophète: Act Three. 'Qui vous a sans mon ordre'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 2:49
14 Le Prophète: Act Three. 'Eternel, Dieu sauveur'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 6:08
15 Le Prophète: Act Three. 'Roi du ciel et des anges'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 4:11
16 Le Prophète: Act Five. 'Ma mere! ma mere! ma mere!'
Giacomo Meyerbeer 9:49

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–15, 17–20)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9–15, 17–20)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 2, 4, 6–7, 9–15, 17–20)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
vocals:
Mario Carlin (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Frederik Guthrien (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Hilde Güden (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Luisa Ribacchi (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Michel Roux (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Graziella Sciutti (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Gino del Signore (operatic tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Giulietta Simionato (mezzo soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
Enzo Sordello (baritone) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–20)
arrangements:
Carmen (jazz arrangement of the Habanera from Bizet's Carmen) (track 9)
Carmen: Habanera (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
is based on:
El arreglito (track 9)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track 15)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 1)
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track 9)
Señorita (track 9)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track 9)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks 17–20)
Carmen (Opera by Georges Bizet) (track 1)
Carmen: Acte I (tracks 2, 4, 6–15)
recording of:
Carmen: Prélude (1954-10-08) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (tracks 9, 19)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 1, 19)

CD 2

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1–2, 4–6, 8–10, 12–14, 16, 18)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 3)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 1, 4–6, 8–9, 12–14, 18)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 1, 4–6, 8–9, 12–14, 18)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 3)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 3)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
Mario Carlin (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Frederik Guthrien (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Hilde Güden (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Luisa Ribacchi (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Michel Roux (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Graziella Sciutti (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Gino del Signore (operatic tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Giulietta Simionato (mezzo soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
Enzo Sordello (baritone) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–18)
is the basis for:
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks 1–6)
Carmen : Acte IV (track 18)
Carmen : Acte III (tracks 8–10, 12, 12–14, 14, 16)
recording of:
referred to in medleys:

CD 3

recorded in:
Wien, Austria (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1–3)
Giacomo Meyerbeer (tracks 4–16)
conductor:
Herbert von Karajan (conductor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Henry Lewis (conductor) (1970) (tracks 12–16)
Ernst Märzendorfer (1971) (tracks 4–11)
librettist:
Émile Deschamps (poet) (tracks 4, 6–11)
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 1–3)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 1–3)
Eugène Scribe (tracks 4, 6–16)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Marilyn Horne (mezzo soprano) (1970) (tracks 12–16)
orchestra:
Wiener Philharmoniker (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Orchestra Sinfonica di Torino della RAI (1970) (tracks 12–16)
ORF-Symphonieorchester (previously ORF-Symphonieorchester) (1971) (tracks 4–11)
tenor vocals:
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1970) (tracks 12–16)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1971) (tracks 4–11)
vocals:
Mario Carlin (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Frederik Guthrien (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Hilde Güden (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Luisa Ribacchi (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Michel Roux (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Graziella Sciutti (soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Gino del Signore (operatic tenor) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Giulietta Simionato (mezzo soprano) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
Enzo Sordello (baritone) (1954-10-08) (tracks 1–3)
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 1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Carmen : Acte IV (tracks 1–3)
Le Prophète (tracks 12–16)
Les Huguenots (act) (tracks 4, 6–11)
partial recording of:
Le Prophète: Acte III (tracks 12–15)
Les Huguenots: Acte II (tracks 6–8)
Les Huguenots: Acte IV (tracks 9–11)
parts:
recording of:

Release

manufactured in:Portugal (1993 –)
phonographic copyright by:Movieplay S.A. (Spanish record company) (1993 –)
ASIN:UK: B000028CUC [info]