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Carmen [sound recording] : the soundtrack

Title
Carmen [sound recording] : the soundtrack / [music by Georges Bizet ; arranged by Hugo Riesenfeld ; restoration by Gillian Anderson]. Plus excerpts from the opera.
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Publication
Pleasantville, NY : VAI Audio, [1997].

Details

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Description
1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital, stereo., mono.; 4 3/4 in.
Uniform Title
  • Carmen (Motion picture : 1915)
  • Carmen. Selections; arranged.
Alternative Title
Carmen.
Subjects
Note
  • "As heard in The Classic Movie Project restoration of Cecil B. DeMille's 1915 masterpiece, released on video by VAI."
  • Compact disc.
  • Program notes by Gillian Anderson and biographical notes on the conductor (15 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Soundtrack recorded Jan. 1996, CBS Studios, London. Opera excerpts recorded Dec. 9, 1914 and May 19, 1915.
Language (note)
  • Vocal portions sung in French.
Contents
Soundtrack to Carmen (60:17). Prelude ; The smugglers ; Pastia's tavern ; Cigarette factory ; The smugglers' plot ; "The following day" ; Carmen and José in the mountains ; "The message of the cards" ; Seville ; Carmen and José, final confrontation -- Excerpts from Bizet's Carmen: Act I, Habañera (3:10) ; Act II, Seguidille (4:28) ; Act IV, final scene (4:24).
Call Number
*LDC 23002 (F)
LCCN
8994811492
Author
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875.
Title
Carmen [sound recording] : the soundtrack / [music by Georges Bizet ; arranged by Hugo Riesenfeld ; restoration by Gillian Anderson]. Plus excerpts from the opera.
Imprint
Pleasantville, NY : VAI Audio, [1997].
Performer
In the soundtrack: Susan Bickley, soprano ; Peter Brondon, tenor ; Peter Sidhorn, baritone ; London Philharmonic Orchestra ; Gillian Anderson, conductor. In the opera excerpts: Geraldine Farrar, Giovanni Martinelli, vocalists ; unnamed orchestra.
Event
Soundtrack recorded Jan. 1996, CBS Studios, London. Opera excerpts recorded Dec. 9, 1914 and May 19, 1915.
Language
Vocal portions sung in French.
Added Author
Riesenfeld, Hugo, 1879-1939. Arranger
Anderson, Gillian B., 1943- Editor. Conductor
Bickley, Susan. Performer
Brondon, Peter. Performer
Sidhorn, Peter. Performer
Farrar, Geraldine, 1882-1967. Performer
Martinelli, Giovanni, 1885-1969. Performer
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Habanera.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. Près des remparts de Séville.
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875. Carmen. C'est toi? C'est moi.
London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer
Added Title
Carmen (Motion picture : 1915)
Other Standard Identifier
8994811492
Publisher No.
VAIA 1149 VAI Audio
Research Call Number
*LDC 23002 (F) Program notes on file.
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