Tracklist

Cassette 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 Carmen: Prélude
Georges Bizet 3:32
A2 Carmen: Erster Akt. « Voici la cloche qui sonne, mon lieutenant » (Don José) / « La cloche a sonné » (Chor)
Georges Bizet 5:12
A3 Carmen: Erster Akt. « Mais nous ne voyons pas la Carmencita » (Chor, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 1:11
A4 Carmen: Erster Akt. « L’amour est un oiseau rebelle » (Havanaise) (Carmen, Chor)
Georges Bizet 4:26
A5 Carmen: Erster Akt. « Monsieur le brigadier ? » (Micaëla, Don José)
Georges Bizet 9:51
A6 Carmen: Erster Akt. « Près des remparts de Séville » (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:39
A7 Carmen: Zweiter Akt. « Les tringles des sistres tintaient » (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita)
Georges Bizet 5:09
B1 Carmen: Zweiter Akt. « Votre toast…je peux vous le rendre » (Escamillo, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen, Andrès, Zuniga, Chor)
Georges Bizet 5:12
B2 Carmen: Zweiter Akt. « La fleur que tu m’avais jetée » (Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:21
B3 Carmen: Dritter Akt. « Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante » (Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 4:55
B4 Carmen: Dritter Akt. « Je suis Escamillo, toréro de Grenade » (Escamillo, Don José)
Georges Bizet 3:34
B5 Carmen: Dritter Akt. « Les voici, voici le quadrille » (Chor)
Georges Bizet 3:53
B6 Carmen: Dritter Akt. « Si tu m’aimes, Carmen » (Escamillo, Carmen, Chor, Frasquita, Mercédès)
Georges Bizet 3:23
B7 Carmen: Dritter Akt. « C’est toi ? » / « C’est moi » (Carmen, Don José, Chor)
Georges Bizet 9:19

Credits

Cassette 1

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks A1–A2, A6–A7, B2–B3, B5–B7)
bass vocals:
Robert Lloyd (operatic bass) (1977-09) (track B1)
bass-baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (1977-09) (tracks B1, B4, B6)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-09) (tracks B1, B6)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-09) (tracks B1, B6)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-09) (tracks B1, B6)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-09) (tracks B1, B6)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks A1–A2, A4, A6–A7, B3, B5–B7)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track B2)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks A1, A5–B4, B6)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks A1–A2, A6–A7, B2–B3, B5–B7)
executive producer:
Rainer Brock (track A4)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks A2, A4, A6–A7, B3, B5–B7)
Henri Meilhac (tracks A2, A4, A6–A7, B3, B5–B7)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track B2)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track B2)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-08) (tracks A3–A4, B5, B7)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (tracks A6–B1, B3, B6)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (tracks A7–B1, B6)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (tracks A2–A4, B5, B7)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks A1, A5–B4, B6)
recording engineer:
Rainer Brock (track A4)
soprano vocals:
Ileana Cotrubaş (Romanian Soprano) (1977-09) (tracks A5, B3)
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (tracks A7–B1, B6)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (tracks A2, B5, B7)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks A5–A7, B2–B4, B6)
Jean Lainé (1977-09) (track B1)
vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track A6)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (track A6)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks A1–A2, A6–A7, B2–B3, B5–B7)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks A1–B7)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks A2, B5, B7)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks A2, B5, B7)
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks A1, A6–A7, B2–B3, B6)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks A1, A6–A7, B2–B3, B6)
arrangements:
Carmen (jazz arrangement of the Habanera from Bizet's Carmen) (track A4)
Carmen: Habanera (catch-all for arrangements) (track A4)
is based on:
El arreglito (track A4)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track A6)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (tracks A1, B5)
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track A4)
Señorita (track A4)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track A4)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks A7, B2)
Carmen: Acte III (track B3)
Carmen: Acte IV (tracks B5–B7)
Carmen (track A1)
Carmen: Acte I (tracks A2, A4, A6)
recording of:
Carmen: Prélude (1977-09) (track A1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track A4)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks A1, B2)

Release

part of: Classikon (Deutsche Grammophon) (number: 14)
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/release/7018357 [info]