Bizet Carmen & L'Arlesienne 180g LP
Bizet Carmen & L'Arlesienne 180g LP
Genre: Classical
Composer: Bizet
Format: 33RPM,

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Bizet Carmen & L'Arlesienne 180g LP

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SKU:
ADEC2037
UPC:
4260019714022
180 Gram Virgin Vinyl! High Quality Pressing!

The 19th century suites with their collection of favorite songs and instrumental excerpts from operas are the clear forerunners of today's "Best Of" culture. The Carmen Suite was assembled after Bizet's death and brought the operatic masterpiece into the concert hall. The overture is fresh and rousing, the toreador theme marches in proudly and purposefully, followed by the destiny motif in the minor key which burns itself into ones ear and mind. With every bar it becomes obvious that this suite is not so much a series of excerpts but rather the true substance of its creator's musical ideas.

All that remained of the five-act play L'Arlesienne after its unsuccessful premiere was Bizet's incidental music, which he himself orchestrated lavishly and premiered with success. Similar to Carmen, popular melodies are treated with the composer's own unique style to make them ageless, and Ernest Ansermet and his orchestra stages them delightfully for all eternity.

Ernest Ansermet is the most famous of Switzerland's conductors. For some years Professor of Mathematics at Lausanne University, he left this post to devote himself to music, studying composition under Ernest Bloch. He eventually concentrated on conducting and from 1915 - when he was already a personal friend of Stravinsky - was intermittently engaged with the Diaghilev Ballet.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering

Musicians:
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet, conductor

Selections:
Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen Suite
Side One:

1. Prelude, Act 1
2. Prelude, Act 4 (Aragonaise)
3. Prelude, Act 3 (Intermezzo)
4. Prelude, Act 2 (Les Dragons d'Alcala)
5. Scene des Contrebandiers, Act 3
6. Habenera, Act 1
7. La Garde Montante, Act 1
8. Danse Boheme, Act 2
L'Arlessienne Suite
Side Two:

1. Prelude
2. Minuetto
3. Adagietto
4. Carillon
5. Menuet
6. Farandole
Description
180 Gram Virgin Vinyl! High Quality Pressing!

The 19th century suites with their collection of favorite songs and instrumental excerpts from operas are the clear forerunners of today's "Best Of" culture. The Carmen Suite was assembled after Bizet's death and brought the operatic masterpiece into the concert hall. The overture is fresh and rousing, the toreador theme marches in proudly and purposefully, followed by the destiny motif in the minor key which burns itself into ones ear and mind. With every bar it becomes obvious that this suite is not so much a series of excerpts but rather the true substance of its creator's musical ideas.

All that remained of the five-act play L'Arlesienne after its unsuccessful premiere was Bizet's incidental music, which he himself orchestrated lavishly and premiered with success. Similar to Carmen, popular melodies are treated with the composer's own unique style to make them ageless, and Ernest Ansermet and his orchestra stages them delightfully for all eternity.

Ernest Ansermet is the most famous of Switzerland's conductors. For some years Professor of Mathematics at Lausanne University, he left this post to devote himself to music, studying composition under Ernest Bloch. He eventually concentrated on conducting and from 1915 - when he was already a personal friend of Stravinsky - was intermittently engaged with the Diaghilev Ballet.

Features:
• 180g Virgin Vinyl
• High Quality Pressing
• Pure Analogue Audiophile Mastering

Musicians:
Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Ernest Ansermet, conductor

Selections:
Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen Suite
Side One:

1. Prelude, Act 1
2. Prelude, Act 4 (Aragonaise)
3. Prelude, Act 3 (Intermezzo)
4. Prelude, Act 2 (Les Dragons d'Alcala)
5. Scene des Contrebandiers, Act 3
6. Habenera, Act 1
7. La Garde Montante, Act 1
8. Danse Boheme, Act 2
L'Arlessienne Suite
Side Two:

1. Prelude
2. Minuetto
3. Adagietto
4. Carillon
5. Menuet
6. Farandole
Genre
Classical
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Title
Carmen & L'Arlesienne
Composer
Bizet
Additional Artists
Ernest Ansermet, Orchestra de la Suisse Romande
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
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Colored
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1/2 Speed
DMM
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Direct to disc
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Vinyl
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