Carmen Suite No.1 (Bizet, Georges)

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This suite was probably arranged by Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892) about 10 years after Bizet's death

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Performers Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
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Publisher Info. Parlaphone - 1964
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5 more: 2. Aragonaise • 3. Intermezzo • 4. Séguedille • 5. Les Dragons d'Alcala • 6. Les Toréadors

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Misc. Notes arranged by Nishioka Natsuko
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Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
First edition (later print)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens père et fils, n.d.[1885]. Plate A.C. 6459.
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Misc. Notes Beware, there are measures missing (cut-off) on several pages of this scan.(#38965)
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Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Fritz Hoffmann (b. 1873)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1905).
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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12 more: Oboe 1, 2 (also English Horn) • Clarinet 1, 2 (in B♭, transposed) / Clarinet 1, 2 (in B♭, A) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (in F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (in B♭, transposed) / Trumpet 1, 2 (in A, B♭) • Trombone 1, 2, 3 • Timpani/Side Drum, / Tambourine/Triangle/Bass Drum and Cymbals • Harp • Violins I, II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Fritz Hoffmann (b. 1873)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1905). Plate Orch.B.1770/1711.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Misc. Notes There are errata / misprints in these parts. See discussion for correction list.
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Misc. Notes Famous solo - Les Dragons d'Alcala (No.5)
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens pére et fils, n.d.[1885]. Plate A.C. 6434.
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General Information

Work Title Carmen Suite No.1
Alternative. Title Suite de concert No.1
Composer Bizet, Georges
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IGB 14
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 or 6 movements:
  1. Prélude
    Act I, Prélude (bars 121–48)
  2. Aragonaise
    Entr'acte before Act IV
  3. Intermezzo
    Entr'acte before Act III
  4. Séguedille*
    Act I, No.10. "Près des remparts de Séville" (bars 1–81, 162–82, rescored)
  5. Les Dragons d'Alcala
    Entr'acte before Act II
  6. Final (Les Toréadors)
    Act I, Prélude (bars 1-119)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1885 or before (suite)
First Publication. 1885 - Paris: Choudens, n.d. Plate A.C. 6459
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 cornets, 3 trombones
timpani, triangle, cymbals, bass drum, tambourine, side drum, harp, strings
Related Works Based on Carmen
Extra Information *The "Séguedille" was added to the edition of this suite prepared by Fritz Hoffmann issued ca.1905. The two orchestral suites were arranged nearly a deacde after Bizet's death with minor changes to Bizet's original orchestration, probably by Ernest Guiraud.