Tracklist

CD 1: Bizet: Carmen: Acts 1 & 2 (beginning)
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Prélude
Georges Bizet 3:31
2 Carmen: Acte I. no. 1 Introduction “Sur la place chacun passe” (les Soldats, Moralès)
Georges Bizet 2:10
3 Carmen: Acte I. “Regardez donc cette petite” (Moralès, les Soldats, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 4:09
4 Carmen: Acte I. no. 2 Marche et Chœur des gamins “Avec la garde montante” (les gamins)
Georges Bizet 2:34
5 Carmen: Acte I. “Repos!” (Zuniga, Moralès, Don José)
Georges Bizet 0:45
6 Carmen: Acte I. “Allons! allons!” (Zuniga, les gamins)
Georges Bizet 1:38
7 Carmen: Acte I. “Dites‐moi, brigadier?” (Zuniga, Don José)
Georges Bizet 1:07
8 Carmen: Acte I. no. 3 Chœur et Scène “La cloche a sonné” (les Jeunes Gens, les Soldats, les Cigarières)
Georges Bizet 5:12
9 Carmen: Acte I. “Mais nous ne voyons pas la Carmencita” (les Soldats, les Jeunes Gens)
Georges Bizet 0:45
10 Carmen: Acte I. “Quand je vous aimerai?” (Carmen) – no. 4 Havanaise “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Carmen, chœur)
Georges Bizet 4:50
11 Carmen: Acte I. no. 5 Scène “Carmen, sur tes pas nous nous pressons tous” (les Jeunes Gens, le Cigarières, Don José)
Georges Bizet 2:24
12 Carmen: Acte I. “Monsieur le brigadier?” (Micaëla, Don José) – no. 6 Duo “Parle‐moi de ma mère” (Don José, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 1:42
13 Carmen: Acte I. “Votre mère avec moi sortait de la chapelle” (Micaëla, Don José)
Georges Bizet 2:19
14 Carmen: Acte I. “Ma mère, je la vois…” (Don José, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 2:25
15 Carmen: Acte I. “Que son fils l’aime et la vénère” (Don José, Micaëla) – “Eh bien, eh bien!” (Zuniga)
Georges Bizet 4:04
16 Carmen: Acte I. no. 7 Chœur “Au secours!” (les Cigarières, Zuniga, les Soldats)
Georges Bizet 3:19
17 Carmen: Acte I. “Voyons, brigadier…” (Zuniga, Don José) – no. 8 Chanson et Mélodrame “Tra la la la…” (Carmen, Zuniga, les Cigarières, un Soldat, Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:14
18 Carmen: Acte I. no. 9 Chanson (Séguedille) et Duo “Près des remparts de Séville” (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:30
19 Carmen: Acte I. no. 10 Finale “Le lieutenant!... Prenez garde!” (Don José, Zuniga, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 2:17
20 Carmen: Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 1:48
21 Carmen: Acte II. no. 11 Chanson “Les tringles des sistres tintaient” (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita)
Georges Bizet 5:06
22 Carmen: Acte II. “Vous avez quelque chose à nous dire” (Zuniga, Pastia, Frasquita, Mercédès, Andrès, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 1:16
23 Carmen: Acte II. “Tout est bien alors” (Carmen, Zuniga) – no. 12 Chœur et Ensemble “Vivat! vivat le toréro!” (chœur, Zuniga, Mercédes, Andrès, Frasquita, Pastia)
Georges Bizet 1:31
24 Carmen: Acte II. no. 13 Couplet (Air du Toréador) “Votre toast… je peux vous le rendre” (Escamillo, chœur, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen, Pastia, Zuniga) – no. 13 bis Chœur “Toréador, en garde” (chœur, Frasquita, Pastia, Dancaïre, Remendado)
Georges Bizet 8:01
25 Carmen: Acte II. no. 14 Quintette “Nous avons en tête une affaire” (Dancaïre, Frasquita, Mercédès, Remendado, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 4:49
26 Carmen: Acte II. “Amoureuse… ce n’est pas une raison, cela” (Dancaïre, Remendado, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen) – no. 15 Chanson “Halte‐là! Qui va là?” (Don José, Mercédès, Frasquita, Dancaïre, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 2:33
CD 2: Bizet: Carmen: Acts 2 (continued) & 3
CD 3: Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 / Ravel: Concerto in G; Gaspard de la nuit
CD 4: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas No. 14 "Moonlight", No. 13 "Pathétique" & No. 23 "Appassionata"
CD 5: Bach, J.S.: Arias
CD 6: Mahler: Symphony No. 1
CD 7: Chopin: Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 2
CD 8: Mozart, W.A.: Clarinet Concerto, K. 622; Flute Concerto, K. 313; Bassoon Concerto, K. 191
CD 9: Debussy: La Mer; 3 Nocturnes; Jeux; Rhapsodie pour clarinette
CD 10: Brahms: Symphony No. 4 / Strauss, R.: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24
CD 11: Pasión española
CD 12: Fiesta
CD 13: Bach, J.S.: Cantatas "Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen", BWV 56; "Ich habe genug", BWV 82
CD 14: Strauss, J.: Overture "Die Fledermaus"; Annen-Polka, Op. 117; Kaiser-Walzer, Op. 437; Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214; Radetzky-March, Op. 228; An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314; Eljen a Magyar!, Op. 332; G'schichten aus dem Wienerwald, Op. 325
CD 15: Schubert: Symphony No. 9; Rosamunde (Overture to "Die Zauberharfe", D.644
CD 16: Aria Cantilena
CD 17: Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
CD 18: Fauré: Requiem, Op.48 / Ravel: Pavane
CD 19: Golijov: Ayre for voice and chamber ensemble / Berio: Folksongs
CD 20: Reflection
CD 21: Schubert: String Quartet, D. 810 "Death and the Maiden" / Beethoven: String Quartet, Op. 135
CD 22: Schoenberg: Violin Concerto, Op. 36 / Sibelius: Violin Concerto, Op. 47
CD 23: Air. A Baroque Journey
CD 24: Horowitz at Home
CD 25: Bruckner: Symphony No. 4 "Romantic"
CD 26: Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem, Op. 45
CD 27: Schumann: Fantasie, Op. 17 / Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24
CD 28: Verdi: La Traviata: Act 1 & 2, Scene 1
CD 29: Verdi: La Traviata: Act 2, Scene 2 & Act 3
CD 30: Mozart: Arias
CD 31: Glass: Violin Concerto / Schnittke: Concerto Grosso No. 5
CD 32: Memory
CD 33: Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue; An American in Paris; "Porgy and Bess" Suite; Cuban Overture
CD 34: Mozart, W.A.: Great Mass, K. 427 / Haydn: Scena di Berenice, Hob XXIVa:10 / Beethoven: "Ah! perido", Op. 65
CD 35: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 "Pathétique"
CD 36: Music of the Gothic Era
CD 37: Carmen Fantasy, Op.25
CD 38: Duets
CD 39: Liszt: 12 Études d'exécution transcendante
CD 40: Weill: Speak Low & The Seven Deadly Sins, Songs
CD 41: Bach, J.S.: Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1 - 3
CD 42: Mozart, W.A.: Piano Concertos Nos. 14, K. 449 & 26, K. 537 "Coronation"
CD 43: Stravinsky: 3 Dances from Petrouchka / Prokofiev: Sonata for piano No. 7 / Boulez: Sonata for piano No. 2 / Webern: Piano Variations, Op. 27
CD 44: Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin
CD 45: Reich: Drumming, Parts 1 - 3
CD 46: Reich: Drumming, Part 4; Six Pianos; Music for Mallet Instruments
CD 47: Bach, C.P.E.: Symphonies Nos. 1 - 4
CD 48: Schumann: Marsch No. 2, Op. 76; Waldszenen, Op. 82; Fantasiestücke, Op. 12
CD 49: Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites - Swan Lake, Op.20, The Sleeping Beauty, Op.66a & The Nutcracker, Op.71a
CD 50: Paganini for Two
CD 51: Opera Choruses
CD 52: Rita Streich singt Opern-Arien
CD 53: Bryn Terfel: Opera Arias
CD 54: Sonatas & Etudes
CD 55: Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
CD 56: Chopin: Ballades; Barcarolle; Fantasie

Credits

CD 1: Bizet: Carmen: Acts 1 & 2 (beginning)

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks 1–26)
baritone vocals:
Stuart Harling (English baritone) (tracks 3, 5)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (track 8)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (track 8)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (track 8)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1–4, 7–12, 16–17, 17–18, 20–26)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (track 8)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks 1–7, 9–26)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks 1–26)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 2–4, 8, 10–12, 16–18, 21, 23–26)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 2–4, 8, 10–12, 16–18, 21, 23–26)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks 2–7, 9–17, 19–20, 22–26)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (tracks 18, 21)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (track 21)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (track 8)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks 1–7, 9–26)
soprano vocals:
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (track 21)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (tracks 2–7, 9–17, 19–20, 22–26)
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (track 8)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks 18, 21)
vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track 18)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (track 18)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks 1–26)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks 1–26)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks 2–17, 19–20, 22–26)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (track 8)
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 1, 18, 21)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 1–7, 9–26)
arrangements:
Carmen (jazz arrangement of the Habanera from Bizet's Carmen) (track 10)
Carmen: Habanera (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
is based on:
El arreglito (track 10)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track 18)
Carmen Suite no. 1: V. Les Dragons d’Alcala (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts I and II) (track 20)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 1)
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track 10)
Señorita (track 10)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track 10)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks 21–26)
Carmen (track 1)
Carmen: Acte I (tracks 2–4, 7–12, 16–17, 17–18, 20)
recording of:
Carmen: Acte I. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts I & II) (track 20)
Carmen: Prélude (1977-09) (track 1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (tracks 10, 24)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks 1, 24)

Release Group

includes: 12 Etudes d'exécution transcendante by Franz Liszt; Alice Sara Ott
4 Balladen / Barcarolle / Fantasie by Chopin; Krystian Zimerman
Air. A Baroque Journey by Daniel Hope
Aria cantilena by Elīna Garanča
Arias by Mozart; Magdalena Kožená, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Simon Rattle
Arias by Johann Sebastian Bach; Kathleen Battle, Itzhak Perlman, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, John Nelson
Ayre by Osvaldo Golijov; The Andalucian Dogs, Dawn Upshaw
Ballett‐Suiten: Dornröschen / Schwanensee / Nußknacker by Tschaicowsky; Berliner Philharmoniker, Mstislav Rostropovich
Brahms: Symphony no. 4 / Strauss: Tod Und Verklärungn by Johannes Brahms, Richard Strauss; Berliner Philharmoniker, Victor de Sabata
Brandenburg Concertos Nos. 1-3 by Johann Sebastian Bach; The English Concert, Trevor Pinnock
Carmen (1977 studio cast) by Georges Bizet; Teresa Berganza, Plácido Domingo, Ileana Cotrubas, Sherrill Milnes, The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
Carmen‐Fantasie by Anne‐Sophie Mutter, Wiener Philharmoniker, James Levine
Clarinet Concerto / Flute Concerto no. 1 / Bassoon Concerto by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Karl Böhm, Alfred Prinz, Werner Tripp, Dietmar Zeman
Concierto de Aranjuez / Fantasía para un gentilhombre by Joaquín Rodrigo; Narciso Yepes, Philharmonia Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, García Navarro
Die schöne Müllerin by Schubert; Thomas Quasthoff, Justus Zeyen
Drumming / Six Pianos / Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ by Steve Reich
Duets by Anna Netrebko & Rolando Villazón
Ein deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms; Gundula Janowitz, Eberhard Waechter, Wiener Singverein, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
Fantasy in C major by Schumann; Wilhelm Kempff
Faure: Requiem / Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte by Fauré, Ravel; Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Carlo Maria Giulini, Kathleen Battle, Andreas Schmidt
Fiesta by Simón Bolívar Youth Orchesta of Venezuela, Gustavo Dudamel
Glass: Violin Concerto / Schnittke: Concerto grosso no. 5 by Philip Glass, Alfred Schnittke; Wiener Philharmoniker, Christoph von Dohnányi, Gidon Kremer
Great Mass in C minor, K. 427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Paul McCreesh, Camilla Tilling, Sarah Conolly, Gabrieli Consort & Players
Horowitz at Home by Владимир Самойлович Горовиц
Ich Will Den Kreuzstab Gerne Tragen / Ich Habe Genug by Johann Sebastian Bach; Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, Hermann Töttcher, Kammerorchester Karl Ristenpart, Karl Ristenpart
Kaiserwalzer by Johann Strauss; Ferenc Fricsay
Klavierkonzerte no. 14 & 26 »Krönungskonzert« by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado, Maria João Pires
Klaviersonaten no. 14 “Mondschein” / No. 8 “Pathétique” / No. 23 “Appassionata” (1984 recordings) by Beethoven; Daniel Barenboim
La Mer / Nocturnes / Jeux / Rhapsodie pour clarinette et orchestre by Claude Debussy; The Cleveland Orchestra, Pierre Boulez
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi; Ileana Cotrubas, Placido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Plácido Domingo, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Carlos Kleiber
Marsch nr.2 G‐moll / Waldszenen / Sechs Stücke aus Fantasiestücke, op. 12 by Robert Schumann; Svjatoslav Richter
Memory by Lang Lang
Music of the Gothic Era by Early Music Consort of London, David Munrow
Opera Arias by Bryn Terfel, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine
Opern‐Chöre by Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Giuseppe Sinopoli
Paganini for Two by Niccolò Paganini; Gil Shaham, Göran Söllscher
Pasión española by Plácido Domingo
Piano Concerto no. 1 by Johannes Brahms; Emil Gilels, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Eugen Jochum
Prokofiev: Klavierkonzert Nr. 3 C-Dur / Ravel: Klavierkonzert G-Dur by Prokofiev, Ravel; Martha Argerich, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado
Rhapsody in Blue / An American in Paris / “Porgy and Bess” Suite (Catfish Row) / Cuban Overture by George Gershwin; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, James Levine
Rita Streich singt Opern‐Arien by Rita Streich
Réflexions by Hélène Grimaud, Esa‐Pekka Salonen, Staatskapelle Dresden, Truls Mørk, Anne Sofie von Otter
Schubert: Death & the Maiden / Beethoven: String Quartet Op. 135 by Schubert, Beethoven; Hagen Quartett
Sonatas & Études by Chopin, Scriabin, Liszt, Ligeti; Yuja Wang
Speak Low: Songs by Kurt Weill & The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill; Anne Sofie von Otter, John Eliot Gardiner
Stravinsky: Pétrouchka / Prokofiev: Sonate No. 7 / Webern: Variationen, op. 27 / Boulez: Sonate No. 2 by Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Webern, Boulez; Maurizio Pollini
Symphonie Nr. 4 »Romantische« by Anton Bruckner; Berliner Philharmoniker, Eugen Jochum
Symphonie no. 1 by Mahler; Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam, Leonard Bernstein
Symphonie nr. 9 / Rosamunde‐Ouvertüre by Franz Schubert; Berliner Philharmoniker, Wilhelm Furtwängler
Symphony no. 6 by Tchaikovsky; Leningrad Philharmonic, Yevgeny Mravinsky
The Piano Concertos by Chopin; Rafał Blechacz, Jerzy Semkow, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Vier Orchester‐Sinfonien, Wq 183 by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach; Münchener Bach‐Orchester, Karl Richter
Violin Concertos by Schoenberg, Sibelius; Hilary Hahn, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
part of: 111 Years of Deutsche Grammophon celebratory compilations