Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
A1 Carmen: Act I. Prélude
Georges Bizet 3:31
A2 Carmen: Act I. Introduction “Sur la place chacun passe”
Georges Bizet 2:10
A3 Carmen: Act I. “Regardez donc cette petite” (Moralès, Les Soldats, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 4:10
A4 Carmen: Act I. “Avec la garde montante” (Choeur des Gamins)
Georges Bizet 2:34
A5 Carmen: Act I. “Repos!” (Zuniga, Moralès, Don José)
Georges Bizet 0:49
A6 Carmen: Act I. “Allons! Allons!” (Zuniga, Choeur des Gamins)
Georges Bizet 1:34
A7 Carmen: Act I. “Dites‐moi, brigadier?” (Zuniga, Don José)
Georges Bizet 1:07
A8 Carmen: Act I. “La cloche a sonné” (Les Jeunes Gens, Les Soldats, Les Cigarières)
Georges Bizet 5:12
A9 Carmen: Act I. “Mais nous ne voyons pas la Carmencita” (Les Soldats, Les Jeunes Gens)
Georges Bizet 0:45
A10 Carmen: Act I. “Quand je vous aimerai” / Havanaise. “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (Carmen, Choeur)
Georges Bizet 4:49
B1 Carmen: Act I. “Carmen, sur tes pas, nous nous pressons tous” (Les Jeunes Gens, Les Cigarières, Don José)
Georges Bizet 2:25
B2 Carmen: Act I. “Monsieur le brigadier?” (Micaëla, Don José) / “Parle‐moi de ma mère!” (Don José, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 1:41
B3 Carmen: Act I. “Votre mère avec moi sortait de la chapelle” (Micaëla, Don José)
Georges Bizet 2:20
B4 Carmen: Act I. “Ma mère, je la vois…” (Don José, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 2:25
B5 Carmen: Act I. “Que son fils l’aime et la venère” (Don José, Micaëla) / “Eh bien, eh bien!” (Zuniga)
Georges Bizet 4:03
B6 Carmen: Act I. “Au secours!” (Les Cigarières, Zuniga, Les Soldats)
Georges Bizet 3:19
B7 Carmen: Act I. “Voyons, brigadier…” (Zuniga, Don José, Carmen) / “Tra la la la…” (Zuniga, Les Cigarières, Un Soldat, Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:15
B8 Carmen: Act I. Chanson et duo “Près des remparts de Séville”
Georges Bizet 4:30
B9 Carmen: Act I. “Le lieutenant!... Prenez garde.” (Don José, Zuniga, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 2:08
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
C1 Carmen: Act II: Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 1:48
C2 Carmen: Act II. “Les tringles des sistres tintaient” (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita)
Georges Bizet 5:06
C3 Carmen: Act II. “Vous avez quelque chose à nous dire” (Zuniga, Pastia, Frasquita, Andrès, Mercédès, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 1:16
C4 Carmen: Act II. “Tout est bien alors” (Carmen, Zuniga) / “Vivat! vivat le toréro!” (Choeur, Zuniga, Mercédès, Frasquita, Escamillo, Carmen, Andrès, Pastia)
Georges Bizet 1:31
C5 Carmen: Act II. “Votre toast… je peux…” (Escamillo , tout le monde , Pastia , Zuniga , Carmen) / “Toréador, en garde” (Choeur, Frasquita, Pastia, Dancaire)
Georges Bizet 8:01
C6 Carmen: Act II. “Nous avons en tête une affaire!” (Dancaire, Frasquita, Mercédès, Remendado, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 4:48
C7 Carmen: Act II. “Amoureuse…ce n’est pas une raison” (Dancaire, Remendado, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen) / “Halte‐là! Qui va là?” (Don José, Mercédès, Frasquita, Dancaire, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 2:27
D1 Carmen: Act II. “Je vais danser en votre honneur” (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 5:40
D2 Carmen: Act II. “La fleur que tu m’avais jetée” (Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:15
D3 Carmen: Act II. “Non, tu ne m’aimes pas!” (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 3:59
D4 Carmen: Act II. “Holà! Carmen! holà!” (Zuniga, Don José, Carmen, Dancaire, Remendado, Les Bohémiens)
Georges Bizet 3:33
D5 Carmen: Act II. “Suis‐nous à travers la campagne” (Frasquita, Mercédès, Dancaire, Remendado, Les Bohémiens, Les Bohémiennes)
Georges Bizet 1:50
D6 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 3:01
D7 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Ecoute, compagnon, écoute!” (Les Contrebandiers, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen, Don José, Dancaire, Remendado)
Georges Bizet 4:40
D8 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Halte! Nous allons nous arrêter ici!” (Dancaire, Remendado, Don José, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 1:30
12" Vinyl 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
E1 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Mêlons!” “Mêlons!” “Coupons!” (Frasquita, Mercédès)
Georges Bizet 3:20
E2 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Carreau! pique!... la mort! (Carmen)
Georges Bizet 3:20
E3 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Parlez encore, parlez, mes belles” (Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 0:50
E4 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Eh bien, j’avais raison.” (Dancaire, Carmen, Remendado, Frasquita, Mercédès, Don José)
Georges Bizet 0:30
E5 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Quant au douanier, c’est notre affaire!” (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita, Les Bohémiennes, Les Bohémiens, Dancaire, Remendado)
Georges Bizet 3:08
E6 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Nous y sommes” (Le Guide, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 0:45
E7 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante” (Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 4:52
E8 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Mais… je ne me trompe pas…” (Micaëla, Escamillo, Don José) / “Je suis Escamillo, toréro de Grenade.” (Escamillo, Don José)
Georges Bizet 3:43
E9 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Holà! José!” (Carmen, Escamillo, Dancaire, Don José, Les Contrebandiers, Les Contrebandières)
Georges Bizet 3:01
E10 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Halte! Quelqu’un est là qui cherche à se cacher.” (Remendado, Carmen, Dancaire, Don José, Micaëla, Choeur)
Georges Bizet 5:18
F1 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 2:11
F2 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. Choeur “A deux cuartos!”
Georges Bizet 2:23
F3 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. “Les voici, voici le quadrille” (Choeur)
Georges Bizet 3:52
F4 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. “Si tu m’aimes, Carmen” (Escamillo, Carmen, Frasquita, Mercédès)
Georges Bizet 3:20
F5 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. “C’est toi?” “C’est‐moi.”
Georges Bizet 9:23

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks A1–B9)
baritone vocals:
Stuart Harling (English baritone) (tracks A3, A5)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (track A8)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (track A8)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (track A8)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks A1–A4, A7–B2, B6–B7, B7–B8)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (track A8)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks A1–A7, A9–B9)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks A1–B9)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks A2–A4, A8, A10–B2, B6–B8)
Henri Meilhac (tracks A2–A4, A8, A10–B2, B6–B8)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks A2–A7, A9–B7, B9)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track B8)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (track A8)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks A1–A7, A9–B9)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (tracks A2–A7, A9–B7, B9)
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (track A8)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (track B8)
vocals:
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track B8)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (track B8)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks A1–B9)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks A1–B9)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks A2–B7, B9)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (track A8)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks A1–A7, A9–B9)
arrangements:
Carmen (jazz arrangement of the Habanera from Bizet's Carmen) (track A10)
Carmen: Habanera (catch-all for arrangements) (track A10)
is based on:
El arreglito (track A10)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: IV. Séguedille (based on Carmen: Act I. Séguedille et Duo « Près des remparts de Séville ») (track B8)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track A1)
Chains of Love (Disney song based on the melody of the Habanera from Carmen) (track A10)
Señorita (track A10)
later translated versions:
Habanera de Carmen (track A10)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen (track A1)
Carmen: Acte I (tracks A2–A4, A7–B2, B6–B7, B7–B8)
recording of:
Carmen: Prélude (1977-09) (track A1)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track A10)

12" Vinyl 2

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks C1–D8)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks C1–D1, D3–D4, D6–D8)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track D2)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks C1–D8)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks C1–D8)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks C2, C4–C7, D3–D4, D7)
Henri Meilhac (tracks C2, C4–C7, D3–D4, D7)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track D2)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track D2)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks C1, C3–D1, D3–D8)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (track C2)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (track C2)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks C1–D8)
soprano vocals:
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (track C2)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (tracks C1, C3–D1, D3–D8)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks C2, D2)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks C1–D8)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks C1–D8)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks C1, C3–D1, D3–D8)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks C1–D8)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: III. Intermezzo (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts II and III) (track D6)
Carmen Suite no. 1: V. Les Dragons d’Alcala (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts I and II) (track C1)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks C2–D4, D6)
Carmen: Acte III (tracks D7–D8)
Carmen: Acte I (track C1)
recording of:
Carmen: Acte I. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts I & II) (track C1)
Carmen: Acte II. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts II & III) (track D6)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on a Song (track C5)
Barcelona Games Medley (tracks C5, D2)

12" Vinyl 3

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks E1–F5)
bass-baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (1977-09) (track F4)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-09) (track F4)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-09) (track F4)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-09) (track F4)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks E1–E2, E5, E7–E8, E8–E9, F1–F5)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks E1–F2, F4)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks E1–F5)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks E1, E5, E7–E8, E8–E9, F2–F5)
Henri Meilhac (tracks E1, E5, E7–E8, E8–E9, F2–F5)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks E1–E6, E8–E10, F2)
Teresa Berganza (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (tracks E7, F4)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (track F4)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks E1–F2, F4)
soprano vocals:
Ileana Cotrubaş (Romanian Soprano) (1977-09) (track E7)
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (track F4)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (tracks E1–E6, E8–E10, F2)
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks E7, F4)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks E1–F5)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks E1–F5)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks E1–E6, E8–F3, F5)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks F3, F5)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks E1–F2, F4)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (track F1)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track F3)
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte III (tracks E1–E2, E5, E7–E8, E8–E9, F1)
Carmen: Acte IV (tracks F2–F5)
recording of:
Carmen : Acte III. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts III & IV) (1977-09) (track F1)