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Opera Explained: BIZET - Carmen (Smillie)


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An Introduction to... BIZET Carmen- 01:05:39
1 Carmen - the master work 00:02:26
2 The duet from The Pearl Fishers 00:01:59
3 Bizet's career showed early promise 00:02:28
4 The Prelude to Carmen 00:01:24
5 The 'fate' or 'destiny' theme 00:03:26
6 The voices of the four main protagonists - Micaëla 00:00:17
7 Carmen 00:00:18
8 Don José 00:00:19
9 Escamillo 00:00:52
10 The sun-baked square in Seville 00:04:02
11 Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle - the Habanera 00:03:25
12 Duet - Micaëla and Carmen 00:05:42
13 Près des ramparts de Seville 00:02:44
14 Act II Lillas Pastia's tavern 00:04:40
15 Escamillo: Votre toast 00:01:09
16 Escamillo: Toreador's Song 00:02:18
17 The smugglers' quintet 00:02:50
18 Carmen sings for Don José 00:03:05
19 Don José: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée 00:02:07
20 Act III 00:03:27
21 Mercédès and Frasquita play cards 00:03:00
22 Micaëla: Ja dis que rien ne m'épouvante 00:02:36
23 Act IV 00:01:44
24 March of the Toreadors 00:01:18
25 Escamillo: Si tu m'aimes, Carmen 00:02:27
26 The fate motif 00:05:36