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Georges Bizet

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Country of Birth:

France

Year of Birth:

1838

Year of Death:

1875

About the composer Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (French pronunciation: ) formally Alexandre César Léopold Bizet, (25 October 1838 - 3 June 1875) was a French composer, mainly of operas. In a career cut short by his early death, he achieved few successes before his final work, Carmen, became one of the most popular and frequently performed works in the entire opera repertory.
During a brilliant student career at the Conservatoire de Paris, Bizet won many prizes, including the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1857. He was recognised as an outstanding pianist, though he chose not to capitalise on this skill and rarely performed in public. Returning to Paris after almost three years in Italy, he found that the main Parisian opera theatres preferred the established classical repertoire to the works of newcomers. His keyboard and orchestral compositions were likewise largely ignored; as a result, his career stalled, and he earned his living mainly by arranging and transcribing the music of others. Restless for success, he began many theatrical projects during the 1860s, most of which were abandoned. Neither of the two operas that reached the stage—Les pêcheurs de perles and La jolie fille de Perth—was immediately successful.
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Carmen Habanera Bizet Anna Caterina Antonacci The Royal Opera 180546
L'amour est un oiseau rebelle
(Carmen)
Anna Caterina Antonacci
Hvorostovsky Kaufmann Pearl Fishers duet 2147
Au fond du temple saint
(Les Pêcheurs de perles)
Jonas Kaufmann
Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Bizet CarmenToreador song Laurent Naouri 631
Votre toast
(Carmen)
Laurent Naouri
Carmen Pres des remparts de Seville Elina Garanca 5138
Pres des remparts de Seville
(Carmen)
Elina Garanca

Maria Callas Gypsy Song  11640
Les tringles des sistres tintaient
(Carmen)
Maria Callas
Roberto Alagna La fleur que tu m avais jetee Carmen 5386
La fleur que tu m'avais jetee
(Carmen)
Roberto Alagna

Carmen Bizet Duo Parlemoi de ma mere 11841
Parle-moi de ma mere
(Carmen)
Luis Lima
Leontina Vaduva

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Votre toast (Toreador Song) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.04

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Escamillo
2Voici l'ordre, partez Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.13

Type: recitative,finaleVoice: B MzLanguage: French

Roles: Zuniga/Carmen
3Vivat! vivat le Torero Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.03

Type: aria,choirVoice: bassLanguage: French

Roles: Zuniga
4Tra la la la, coupe - moi Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.11

Type: duet,choirVoice: Mz BLanguage: French

Roles: Carmen/Zuniga
5Ton coeur n'a pas compris le mien Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.04-2

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir/Leïla
6The sounds of distant laughter Popularity:

Opera: Jolie fille de PerthComposer: BizetAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles:
7Sur la place Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.02

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Moralès
8Sombres divinites Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.06

Type: quartetVoice: S T Br BLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla/Nadir/Zurga/Nourabad
9Si tu m'aimes, Carmen Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.13

Type: duet,choirVoice: B-Br MzLanguage: French

Roles: Escamillo/Carmen
10Seule au milieu de nous Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.09

Type: Voice: Br SLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Leïla
11Regardez donc cette petite Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.03

Type: duet,choirVoice: Br SLanguage: French

Roles: Moralès/Micaëla
12Que vois je? Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.07

Type: Voice: Br TLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Nadir
13Quant au douanier, c'est notre affaire! Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.04

Type: ensemble,chorusVoice: Language: French

Roles:
14Quand la flamme de l'amour Popularity:

Opera: Jolie fille de PerthComposer: BizetAct:

Type: ariaVoice: bass-baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Ralph
15Qu'ai je vu? Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.02

Type: recitative,duetVoice: Br SLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Leïla
16Pres des remparts de Seville (Seguidilla) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.12

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Carmen/José
17Parle-moi de ma mere Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: José/Micaëla
18Overture Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
19Overture Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
20Ou vas - tu Laisse - moi Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.15

Type: duet,choirVoice: T MzLanguage: French

Roles: José/Carmen
21O Nadir tendre ami de mon jeune age Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.01-2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga
22O lumière sainte Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.07

Type: trioVoice: Br S TLanguage: French

Roles: Zurga/Leïla/Nadir
23O Dieu Brahma Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.13

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
24Nous avons en tete une affaire Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.05

Type: quintetVoice: Br Mz S T MzLanguage: French

Roles: Dancaïre/Mercédès/Frasquita/Remendado/Carmen
25Nour Eddin roi de Lahore est fièr comme Dieu Popularity:

Opera: DjamilehComposer: BizetAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Djamileh
26Moi je viens te chercher! Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.08

Type: Voice: S Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Micaëla/Carmen/José
27Melons! coupons! (Card Trio) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.03

Type: trioVoice: S Mz MzLanguage: French

Roles: Frasquita/Mercédès/Carmen
28Me voila seule Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.02-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
29Mais qui vient la Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.03-2

Type: recitative,choirVoice: T BrLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir/Zurga
30Les tringles des sistres tintaient (Gypsy Song) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.02

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Carmen/Frasquita/Mercédès
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