The Resource An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie

An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie

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
Singer
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
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
  • 1938-
  • 1948-
  • 1838-1875
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Timson, David
  • Alperyn, Graciela
  • Lamberti, Giorgio
  • Titus, Alan
  • Palade, Doina
  • Rahbari, Alexander
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Slovenská filharmónia
  • Dětský sbor Čs. rozhlasu v Bratislavě
  • Symfonický orchester Čs. rozhlasu v Bratislave
Series statement
Opera explained
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bizet, Georges
  • Operas
  • Music appreciation
  • Music appreciation
  • Operas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=8.558010
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
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Publisher number
8.558010
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71290133
  • (OCoLC)ocm71290133
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
An introduction to-- Bizet, Carmen, written by Thomson Smillie
Link
http://uoklahoma.naxosmusiclibrary.com/catalogue/item.asp?cid=8.558010
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
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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)
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file).
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Publisher number
8.558010
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)71290133
  • (OCoLC)ocm71290133
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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