Tracklist

CD 1: Carmen: Acts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 2: Carmen: Acts 2 (cont.) & 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Carmen: Act II. No. 16 Duo “Je vais danser en votre honneur” (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 5:42
2 Carmen: Act II. Air de la fleur “La fleur que tu m’avais jetée” (Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:16
3 Carmen: Act II. “Non! Tu ne m’aimes pas!” (Carmen, Don José)
Georges Bizet 4:01
4 Carmen: Act II. No. 17 Finale “Holà! Carmen! holà!” (Zuniga, Don José, Carmen, Dancaïre, Remendado, Les Bohémiens)
Georges Bizet 3:32
5 Carmen: Act II. “Suis-nous à travers la campagne” (Frasquita, Mercédès, Dancaïre, Remendado, Les Bohémiens, Les Bohémiennes)
Georges Bizet 2:00
6 Carmen: Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 3:01
7 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. No. 18 Introduction “Écoute, compagnon, écoute” (Les Contrabandiers, Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen, Don José, Dancaïre, Remendado)
Georges Bizet 4:41
8 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Halte! nous allons nous arrêter ici…” (Dancaïre, Remendado, Don José, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 1:29
9 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. No. 19 Trio “Mêlons!… Mêlons!… Coupons!” (Frasquita, Mercédès)
Georges Bizet 3:21
10 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. Air des cartes “Carreau, pique… la mort!” (Carmen)
Georges Bizet 3:20
11 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Parlez encore, parlez, mes belles” (Frasquita, Mercédès, Carmen)
Georges Bizet 0:50
12 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Eh bien, j’avais raison” (Dancaïre, Carmen, Remandado, Frasquita, Mercédès, Don José)
Georges Bizet 0:30
13 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. No. 20 Morceau d’Ensemble “Quant au douanier, c’est notre affaire” (Carmen, Mercédès, Frasquita, Les Bohémiennes, Les Bohémiens, Dancaïre, Remandado)
Georges Bizet 3:08
14 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Nous y sommes” (Le Guide, Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 0:44
15 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. No. 21 Air “Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante” (Micaëla)
Georges Bizet 4:50
16 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Mais… je ne me trompe pas…” (Micaëla, Escamillo, Don José) – No. 22 Duo “Je suis Escamillo, toréro de Grenade” (Escamillo, Don José)
Georges Bizet 3:42
17 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. No. 23 Finale “Holà, José!” (Carmen, Escamillo, Dancaïre, Don José, Les Contrebandiers, Les Contrebandières)
Georges Bizet 3:00
18 Carmen: Act III, Scene I. “Halte!... Quelqu’un est là qui cherche à se cacher” (Remendado, Carmen, Dancaïre, Don José, Micaëla, Chœur, Escamillo)
Georges Bizet 5:16
19 Carmen: Entr’acte
Georges Bizet 2:10
20 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. No. 24 Chœur “A deux cuartos” (Marchandes, Marchands, Un Soldat, Andrès, Un Bohémien)
Georges Bizet 2:23
21 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. No. 25 Chœur et Scène “Les voici! Voici le quadrille” (Chœur)
Georges Bizet 3:52
22 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. “Si tu m’aimes, Carmen” (Escamillo, Carmen, Frasquita, Mercédès)
Georges Bizet 3:20
23 Carmen: Act III, Scene II. No. 26 Duo final “C’est toi?… C’est moi!" (Carmen, Don José, Chœur)
Georges Bizet 9:24
CD 3: Lucia di Lammermoor: Parts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 4: Lucia di Lammermoor: Part 2 (cont.)
CD 5: Pagliacci
CD 6: Cavalleria rusticana
CD 7: Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Prologue, Acts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 8: Les Contes d’Hoffmann: Acts 2 (cont.) & 3, Epilogue
CD 9: Tosca: Act 1
CD 10: Tosca: Acts 2 & 3
CD 11: Turandot: Acts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 12: Turandot: Acts 2 (cont.) & 3
CD 13: Il barbiere di Siviglia: Acts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 14: Il barbiere di Siviglia: Act 2 (cont.)
CD 15: Samson et Dalila: Act 1
CD 16: Samson et Dalila: Acts 2 & 3
CD 17: Il trovatore: Parts 1 & 2
CD 18: Il trovatore: Parts 3 & 4
CD 19: La traviata: Acts 1 & 2 (beg.)
CD 20: La traviata: Acts 2 (cont.) & 3
CD 21: Otello: Acts 1 & 2
CD 22: Otello: Acts 3 & 4
CD 23: Lohengrin: Act 1
CD 24: Lohengrin: Act 2 (beg.)
CD 25: Lohengrin: Act 2 (cont.)
CD 26: Lohengrin: Act 3

Credits

CD 2: Carmen: Acts 2 (cont.) & 3

balance engineer:
Karl‐August Naegler (Balance engineer) (tracks 1–23)
bass-baritone vocals:
Sherrill Milnes (1977-09) (track 22)
choir vocals:
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
George Watson’s College Boys’ Chorus (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
The Ambrosian Singers (1977-09) (track 22)
chorus master:
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
Patrick Criswell (chorusmaster) (1977-09) (track 22)
John McCarthy (British choral conductor, scholar, composer and arranger) (1977-09) (track 22)
composer:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–10, 13, 15–16, 16–17, 19–23)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1875) (track 2)
conductor:
Claudio Abbado (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
Claudio Abbado (1977-09) (tracks 1–20, 22)
editor:
Joachim Niss (tracks 1–23)
librettist:
Ludovic Halévy (tracks 3–4, 7, 9, 13, 15–16, 16–17, 20–23)
Henri Meilhac (tracks 3–4, 7, 9, 13, 15–16, 16–17, 20–23)
Ludovic Halévy (1875) (track 2)
Henri Meilhac (1875) (track 2)
mezzo-soprano vocals:
Teresa Berganza (tracks 1, 3–14, 16–18, 20)
Teresa Berganza (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
Teresa Berganza (1977-09) (tracks 15, 22)
Alicia Nafé (1977-09) (track 22)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
London Symphony Orchestra (1977-09) (tracks 1–20, 22)
soprano vocals:
Ileana Cotrubaş (Romanian Soprano) (1977-09) (track 15)
Yvonne Kenny (1977-09) (track 22)
tenor vocals:
Plácido Domingo (tracks 1, 3–14, 16–18, 20)
Plácido Domingo (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
Plácido Domingo (1977-09) (tracks 2, 15, 22)
phonographic copyright by:
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1978) (tracks 1–23)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1978) (tracks 1–23)
recorded at:
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks 1, 3–14, 16–21, 23)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-08) (tracks 21, 23)
George Watson’s College in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 2, 15, 22)
St John’s Church (Waterloo) in London, England, United Kingdom (1977-09) (tracks 1–20, 22)
is the basis for:
Carmen Suite no. 1: II. Aragonaise (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts III and IV) (track 19)
Carmen Suite no. 1: III. Intermezzo (based on Carmen: Entr’acte between Acts II and III) (track 6)
Carmen Suite no. 1: VI. Les Toréadors (theme from Carmen: Prelude to Act I and Carmen: Act IV. « Les voici ! Voici la quadrille ! ») (track 21)
later translated versions:
later versions:
part of:
Carmen: Acte II (tracks 1–4, 6)
Carmen: Acte III (tracks 7–10, 13, 15–16, 16–17, 19)
Carmen: Acte IV (tracks 20–23)
recording of:
Carmen: Acte II. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts II & III) (track 6)
Carmen : Acte III. Entr’acte (intermission between Acts III & IV) (1977-09) (track 19)
referred to in medleys:

Release

ASIN: DE: B0048JGQR0 [info]