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Widely regarded as one of the great RCAs. Alexander Gibson conducts the Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden, performing ballet music from Charles Gounod's Faust and Georges Bizet's Carmen Suite. Featuring orchestral highlights from Faust and Carmen, the later selections on Side 2 are nothing short of spectacular. Outstanding clarity and stereo stage. Transparency and imaging is superb.
Recorded in Kingsway Hall, London
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
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SACD Stereo SACD Layer
This Hybrid SACD contains a 'Red Book' Stereo CD Layer which is playable on most conventional CD Players!
Mastered by Willem Makkee
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Alexander Gibson, conductor
Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
2. Ensemble (Adagio)
3. Dance of the Nubians
4. Cleopatras Dance
5. Dance of the Trojan Maidens
6. Helens Dance
8. Funeral March Of A Marionette
George Bizet (1838-1875)
9. Carmen Suite