L'Arlésienne Suite No.2 (Bizet, Georges)

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This suite was arranged by Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892) after Bizet's death
For the complete incidental music, see L'Arlésienne

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Performances

Naxos

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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892), not credited
Editor First edition (+ reissue)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens Père et Fils, n.d.[1879]. Plate A.C. 4703.
Reissue - Paris: Choudens Père et Fils, n.d.(ca.1885). Plate A.C. 6647.
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The plate number 6647 was assigned for the score of the complete incidental music. Choudens simply renumbered the plates for the movements used by Guiraud in the second suite, then reissued the suite with the new plate number.
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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Editor Fritz Hoffmann (1873-19??)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1904]. Plate 24750.
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Parts

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15 more: Oboe 1 (doubles English Horn), 2 • Clarinet 1, 2 (A, B♭) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Alto Saxophone • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (A, B♭), 3, 4 (A) • Trombone 1, 2, 3 • Timpani • Bass Drum/Cymbals/Tambourin provençal • Harp (or Piano) • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor Fritz Hoffmann (1873-19??)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.[1904]. Plate Orch.B. 4948.
Reprinted New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Misc. Notes Some of cue notes are omitted.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Theatre Orchestra (Tobani)

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Arranger Theodore Moses Tobani (1855-1933)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, n.d (ca.1907). Plate 11772.
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Arranger Theodore Moses Tobani (1855-1933)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1907. Plate 11773-52.
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For Piano 4 hands (Vilbac)

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Arranger Renaud de Vilbac (1829-1884)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens Fils, n.d.[1880]. Plate A.C. 4824.
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Arranger Renaud de Vilbac (1829-1884)
Editor William Kipp Bassford (1839-1902)
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, 1895. Plate 12476.
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For Piano

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Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens, n.d.[1879]. Plate A.C. 4354.
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Intermezzo (No.2)

For Violin and Piano (Centano)

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Arranger Jules Centano (fl.1892-1918)
Publisher. Info. New York: Carl Fischer, 1916.
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For Voice and Piano (Lindsay)

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Arranger Curtis Lindsay
Language Latin
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For Organ (Alphenaar)

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Arranger Gerard Alphenaar (1899-1965)
Publisher. Info. Marks Organ Library, No.86
New York: Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, 1949. Plate 12704.
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Minuet (No.3)

For Flute, Harp or Piano, Viola ad lib. and Cello ad lib. (Wetzger)

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Arranger Paul Wetzger (1870-1937)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Zimmermann, 1910. Plate Z.4890.
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Misc. Notes From the International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University
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General Information

Work Title L'Arlésienne Suite No.2
Alternative. Title
Composer Bizet, Georges
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. GB 121b
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 9
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements:
  1. Pastorale
  2. Intermezzo
  3. Minuet - from Scènes bohémiennes (No.3)
  4. Farandole
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1879 or before
First Publication. 1879 - Paris: Choudens
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn),
2 clarinets, alto saxophone, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 cornets*, 3 trombones
timpani, tambourin provençal, cymbals, bass drum, harp (or piano), strings
*The Hoffmann edition lists 4 trumpets instead of 2 trumpets and 2 cornets
Discography MusicBrainz
All Music Guide
External Links Bizet catalogue
Wikipedia article
Extra Information This suite was arranged after Bizet's death, traditionally ascribed to Ernest Guiraud.
The Farandole uses Lully's Marche du Régiment de Turenne as its theme. See discussion page regarding definition of tambourin.