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The Resource An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)

Label
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen
Title
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen
Statement of responsibility
written by Thomson Smillie
Title variation
  • Bizet, Carmen
  • Carmen
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Narrator
Vocalist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Introduction to the plot and background of the opera Carmen in words and music. Includes principal themes and arias, taken from the complete recording, issued by Naxos in 1990 (Naxos 8.660005--8.660007)
Member of
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Also available as compact disc; previously issued as Naxos 8.558010.
Cataloging source
NAXOS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smillie, Thomson
Dewey number
782.1/0269
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Narration in English; vocal excerpts in French
LC call number
MT100.B69
LC item number
S56 2006
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
David Timson, narrator ; Graciela Alperyn, Giorgio Lamberti, Alan Titus, Donia Palade, soloists ; Slovak Philharmonic Chorus ; Bratislava Children's Choir ; Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava) ; Alexander Rahbari, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1838-1875
  • 1938-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Timson, David
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Alperyn, Graciela
  • Lamberti, Giorgio
  • Titus, Alan
  • Palade, Doina
  • Rahbari, Alexander
  • Slovenská filharmónia
  • Dětský sbor Čs. rozhlasu v Bratislavě
  • Symfonický orchester Čs. rozhlasu v Bratislave
Series statement
Opera explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Music appreciation
  • Operas
  • Bizet, Georges
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Streaming audio
  • Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed May 10, 2006)
  • Includes program notes
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Carmen : the master work (2:26) -- The duet from The pearl fishers (1:59) -- Bizet's career showed early promise (2:28) -- The prelude to Carmen (1:24) -- The 'fate' or 'destiny' theme (3:26) -- The voices of the four main protagonists: Micaëla (0:17) ; Carmen (0:18) ; Don José (0:19) ; Escamillo (0:52) -- The sun-baked square in Seville (4:02) -- Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle-the habanera (3:25) -- Duet : Micaëla and Carmen (5:42) -- Près des ramparts de Seville (2:44) -- Act II : Lillas Pastia's tavern (4:40) -- Escamillo: Votre toast (1:09) -- Escamillo: Toreador's song (2:18) -- The smugglers' quintet (2:50) -- Carmen sings for Don José (3:05) -- Don José: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (2:07) -- Act III (3:27) -- Mercédès and Frasquita play cards (3:00) -- Micaëla: Ja dis que rien ne m'èpouvante (2:36) -- Act IV (1:44) -- March of the toreadors (1:18) -- Escamillo: Si tu m'aimes, Carmen (2:27) -- The fate motif (5:36)
Control code
71290133
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by Naxos Music Library; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843790365
Publisher number
8.558010
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)71290133
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: MS Windows 98SE, or 2000, or XP; MS Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 1.7.1, FireFox 1PR, Netscape 7.1, or Opera 7.53; and Media Player 9 or 10
  • System requirements: Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.2.8 or 10.3.5; MS Internet Explorer 5.2, Mozilla 1.7, Netscape 7.1, Opera 7.53, or Safari 1.0; Media Player 9.0. Or, Mac OS 8.6 / 9.0; MS Internet Explorer 5.1; Windows Media Player 7.1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Streaming audio
  • Title from image of compact disc cover on Web page (viewed May 10, 2006)
  • Includes program notes
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Carmen : the master work (2:26) -- The duet from The pearl fishers (1:59) -- Bizet's career showed early promise (2:28) -- The prelude to Carmen (1:24) -- The 'fate' or 'destiny' theme (3:26) -- The voices of the four main protagonists: Micaëla (0:17) ; Carmen (0:18) ; Don José (0:19) ; Escamillo (0:52) -- The sun-baked square in Seville (4:02) -- Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle-the habanera (3:25) -- Duet : Micaëla and Carmen (5:42) -- Près des ramparts de Seville (2:44) -- Act II : Lillas Pastia's tavern (4:40) -- Escamillo: Votre toast (1:09) -- Escamillo: Toreador's song (2:18) -- The smugglers' quintet (2:50) -- Carmen sings for Don José (3:05) -- Don José: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée (2:07) -- Act III (3:27) -- Mercédès and Frasquita play cards (3:00) -- Micaëla: Ja dis que rien ne m'èpouvante (2:36) -- Act IV (1:44) -- March of the toreadors (1:18) -- Escamillo: Si tu m'aimes, Carmen (2:27) -- The fate motif (5:36)
Control code
71290133
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by Naxos Music Library; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781843790365
Publisher number
8.558010
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)71290133
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: MS Windows 98SE, or 2000, or XP; MS Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 1.7.1, FireFox 1PR, Netscape 7.1, or Opera 7.53; and Media Player 9 or 10
  • System requirements: Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.2.8 or 10.3.5; MS Internet Explorer 5.2, Mozilla 1.7, Netscape 7.1, Opera 7.53, or Safari 1.0; Media Player 9.0. Or, Mac OS 8.6 / 9.0; MS Internet Explorer 5.1; Windows Media Player 7.1
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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