Tracklist

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CD 11
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 La scala di seta: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:51
2 Semiramide: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 11:18
3 Il Signor Bruschino: Sinfonia
Gioachino Rossini 4:24
4 L'italiana in Algeri: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 8:04
5 Tancredi: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 5:06
6 La gazza ladra: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 8:52
7 Il barbiere di Siviglia: Overture (Sinfonia)
Gioachino Rossini 7:10
8 Il viaggio a Reims: Overture
Gioachino Rossini 8:01
9 Carmen Suite no. 1: Prélude
Georges Bizet 3:52
10 Carmen Suite no. 1: Entr'acte (Act II)
Georges Bizet 1:43
11 Carmen Suite no. 1: Entr'acte (Act III)
Georges Bizet 2:41
12 Carmen Suite no. 1: Entr'acte (Act IV)
Georges Bizet 2:13
13 Carmen: Act IV. Ballet Music: Allegro vivo e deciso
Georges Bizet 1:16
14 Carmen: Act IV. Ballet Music: Pastorale: Andantino
Georges Bizet 2:11
15 Carmen: Act IV. Ballet Music: Danse bohème
Georges Bizet 3:01
16 Carmen: Act IV. Ballet Music: Final March
Georges Bizet 4:05
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Credits

CD 11

balance engineer:
Wilhelm Aulenkamp (1950-01) (track 1)
Heinrich Keilholz (1951-09) (tracks 2–3)
Karl-Heinz Westphal (1953-01) (track 6)
Werner Wolf (engineer/producer) (1956-09) (tracks 9–12)
Heinrich Keilholz (1979-09) (track 4)
choir vocals:
RIAS Kammerchor (1959-09) (track 14)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 9–12)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (tracks 1–5, 7–8)
Gioachino Rossini (Italian composer 1792-1868) (1817) (track 6)
conductor:
Ferenc Fricsay (1950-01) (track 1)
Ferenc Fricsay (1951-09) (tracks 2–3)
Ferenc Fricsay (1952-09) (track 5)
Ferenc Fricsay (1953-01) (track 6)
Ferenc Fricsay (1954-01) (track 7)
Ferenc Fricsay (1954-10) (track 8)
Ferenc Fricsay (1956-09) (track 12)
Ferenc Fricsay (1959-09) (tracks 9–11, 13–16)
Ferenc Fricsay (1979-09) (track 4)
orchestra:
Berliner Philharmoniker (1950-01) (track 1)
RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1951-09) (tracks 2–3)
RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1952-09) (track 5)
RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1953-01) (track 6)
RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1954-01) (track 7)
RIAS Symphony Orchestra Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1954-10) (track 8)
Deutsches Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin (RIAS‐Symphonie‐Orchester, 1946–1956 / Radio‐Symphonie‐Orchester Berlin, 1956–1993) (1956-09) (tracks 9–16)
Berliner Philharmoniker (1979-09) (track 4)
producer:
Erna Elchlepp (tracks 2–3)
Fred Hamel (tracks 1–3)
Wolfgang Lohse (tracks 6, 9–12)
recorded at:
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1950-01) (track 1)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1951-09) (tracks 2–3)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1952-09) (track 5)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1953-01) (track 6)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-01) (track 7)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1954-10) (track 8)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1956-09) (tracks 10–12)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1959-09) (track 9)
Jesus‐Christus‐Kirche (Dahlem) in Berlin, Germany (1979-09) (track 4)
arrangements:
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 7)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 7)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
L'italiana in Algeria: Overture (for wind ensemble, arr. Sedlak) (track 4)
La gazza ladra: Overture (for two guitars, Giuliani) (track 6)
La gazza ladra: Overture (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Overture to An Italian Girl in Algiers (for brass band, Parkes) (track 4)
is based on:
Carmen : Acte III. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts III & IV) (track 12)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: III. Intermezzo (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts II and III) (track 11)
Carmen Suite no. 1: V. Les Dragons d’Alcala (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts I and II) (track 10)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 9)
Rabbit of Seville (1950 Warner Bros. Looney Tunes theatrical cartoon short) (track 7)
later parody versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (track 11)
La scala di seta (track 1)
Carmen (track 9)
La gazza ladra (track 6)
Semiramide (track 2)
Tancredi (track 5)
Carmen Suite no. 1 (track 12)
Carmen: Acte I (track 10)
recording of:
La scala di seta: Overture (1950-01) (track 1)
Il signor Bruschino: Overture (1951-09) (track 3)
Semiramide: Overture (1951-09) (track 2)
Tancredi: Overture (1952-09) (track 5)
La gazza ladra: Overture (1953-01) (track 6)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Sinfonia (1954-01) (track 7)
Il viaggio a Reims: Overture (1954-10) (track 8)
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (1956-09) (track 12)
Carmen: Acte I. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts I & II) (1956-09) (track 10)
Carmen: Acte II. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts II & III) (1956-09) (track 11)
Carmen: Prélude (1956-09) (track 9)
L'italiana in Algeri: Sinfonia (1979-09) (track 4)
referred to in medleys: