Carmen (Opera by Georges Bizet)

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many of the parts need to be merged

DM's opera site has the original French libretto with translations into German, English, and Russian.

Annotation last modified on 2018-08-15 15:47 UTC.


composer:Georges Bizet (composer) (in 1875)
librettist:Ludovic Halévy (french librettist)
Henri Meilhac
premiered at:Salle Favart (1840–1887, second home of Opéra‐Comique) in Paris, Île-de-France, France (on 1875-03-03)
lyrics page:éra) [info]
download score for free:imslp: Carmen (Bizet, Georges) [info]
Allmusic: [info]
Wikidata:Q185968 [info]
work list entry: [info]
referred to in medleys:Summer 2015
later translated versions:Carmen (italian lyrics)
Carmen (german lyrics)
parts:1. Carmen : Prélude
2. Carmen: Acte I (act)
3. Carmen: Acte II (act)
4. Carmen : Acte III (act)
5. Carmen : Acte IV (act)
is the basis for:Carmen Concerto
Carmen Fantaisie brillante (for violin and piano)
Carmen Fantasie
Carmen Fantasy (for brass, Langford)
Carmen Fantasy for Two Pianos
Carmen Fantasy, op. 25
Carmen Jones (Bizet/Hammerstein musical)
Carmen Suite
Carmen Suite (for guitars, by Romero)
Carmen Suite (for four guitars, Kanengiser)
Carmen Suite no. 1
Carmen Suite no. 2
Fantaisie brillante sur des airs de Carmen
Fantasy on Themes from Carmen
Grand Fantasia on Carmen
Grand Selection from Carmen
Habanera Fantasia
Sonatina no. 6 "Kammer-Fantasie über Carmen", BV 284
Suite from "Carmen" (for band, Curnow)
Transcription from Carmen
エクストラステージのテーマ(スウィートエモーション) (Parodius)


2008-12-31[Carmen: excerpts, Part 1]live and partialElīna Garanča, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Karel Mark Chichon7:15
2008-12-31[Carmen: excerpts, Part 2]live and partialElīna Garanča, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Karel Mark Chichon4:21
2008-12-31[Carmen: excerpts, Part 3]live and partialElīna Garanča, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Karel Mark Chichon7:10
CarmenMônica Passos5:31
CarmenpartialGürol Ağırbaş2:47
Carmen (excerpt)instrumental and partial[mechanical instruments]4:32
Carmen Goes to Biminicover, instrumental and partialMitch Greenhill & Mayne Smith3:42
Carmen: La FiestapartialGeorges Bizet1:57
Carmen: La SiestapartialGeorges Bizet2:52
Carmen: NotturnopartialPaul Paray, Orchestre National de Monte‐Carlo4:51
Carmen: ReflectionspartialGeorges Bizet2:10
Carmen: Soir MélancoliquepartialGeorges Bizet2:14
Carmen: Spanish PrideGeorges Bizet2:21
Carmen: Streitchor (französisch)partialChor der Wiener Staatsoper, Orchester der Wiener Volksoper1:48
Carmen: The Other WomanpartialGeorges Bizet3:55
Flight of the Bumble Bee / Hungarian Dance no. 5 / Light Cavalry / Carmeninstrumental and partialPhilharmonic Orchestra London, Simon Gale6:05
Micaela's Air, Carmen[unknown]1:51
Polyphone: Carmeninstrumental and partial[unknown]1:11
Selection From CarmenpartialIpswich Hospital Band, John Alderton5:26