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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

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Votre toast
(Carmen)
Laurent Naouri
Carmen Pres des remparts de Seville Elina Garanca 5138
Pres des remparts de Seville
(Carmen)
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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)
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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Ah! revenez a la raison Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.05

Type: Voice: T S BLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir/Leïla/Nourabad
2Carmen! sur tes pas nous nous pressons tous Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.08

Type: duet,choirVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: José/Micaëla
3Ton 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
4Parle-moi de ma mere Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: French

Roles: José/Micaëla
5Ou vas - tu Laisse - moi Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.15

Type: duet,choirVoice: T MzLanguage: French

Roles: José/Carmen
6Attends un peu, Carmen Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.08

Type: Voice: T MzLanguage: French

Roles: José/Carmen
7Mais 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
8Au fond du temple saint (Pearl Fishers Duet) Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.06

Type: duetVoice: T BrLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir/Zurga
9C'est toi qu'enfin je revais Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.05

Type: recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir
10Haite - la ! qui va la Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.06

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: José
11La fleur que tu m'avais jetee (Flower Song) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.09

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: José/Carmen
12A cette voix quel trouble Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.10

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir
13De mon amie fleur endormie Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir
14The sounds of distant laughter Popularity:

Opera: Jolie fille de PerthComposer: BizetAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles:
15Je crois entendre encore Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.11

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: French

Roles: Nadir
16Sombres 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
17Leila leila Dieu puissant Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.04-1

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla/Nadir
18Moi je viens te chercher! Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.08

Type: Voice: S Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Micaëla/Carmen/José
19Melons! coupons! (Card Trio) Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.03

Type: trioVoice: S Mz MzLanguage: French

Roles: Frasquita/Mercédès/Carmen
20L'ombre descend des cieux Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.01

Type: duet,choirVoice: S BLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla/Nourabad
21Je fremis je chancelle Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 3.03

Type: duetVoice: S BrLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla/Zurga
22Comme autrefois dans la nuit sombre Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 2.02-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
23O Dieu Brahma Popularity:

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

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
24Me voila seule Popularity:

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

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
25Je dis que rien m'epouvante Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.05

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Micaëla
26Dans le ciel sans voile Popularity:

Opera: Pêcheurs de perles, Les (The Pearl Fishers)Composer: BizetAct: 1.14

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Leïla
27Entr'acte 3 Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.10

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
28Entr'acte 2 Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 3.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
29Overture Popularity:

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

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
30Entr'acte 1 Popularity:

Opera: CarmenComposer: BizetAct: 2.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: French

Roles:
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