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.
For the opera itself, see Carmen.

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Vangi (2019/4/14)

Publisher Info. Parlaphone - 1964
Performers Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire
André Cluytens (conductor)
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Papalin (2011/5/27)

5 more: 2. Aragonaise • 3. Intermezzo • 4. Séguedille • 5. Les Dragons d'Alcala • 6. Les Toréadors

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Voltaire (2016/3/27)

Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens père et fils, n.d.[1885]. Plate A.C. 6459.
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Carolus (2019/4/21)

Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Fritz Hoffmann (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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Feduol (2023/12/11)

Editor Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Fritz Hoffmann (1873-?)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, n.d.(ca.1905).
Reprinted Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 in Full Score
New York: Dover Publications, 1998.
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Les toréadors (No.6)

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12 more: Oboe 1, 2 (also English Horn) • Clarinet 1, 2 (B♭, transposed) / Clarinet 1, 2 (B♭, A) • Bassoon 1, 2 • Horn 1, 2, 3, 4 (F) • Trumpet 1, 2 (B♭, transposed) / Trumpet 1, 2 (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. 1770/71.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70). Catalog A1187.
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Misc. Notes There are errata / misprints in these parts. See discussion for correction list.
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Les dragons d'Alcala (No.5)

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Les toréadors (No.6)

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24 more: Flute • Oboe 1 • Oboe 2 • Clarinet 1 (B♭) • Clarinet 2 (B♭) • Bassoon 1 • Bassoon 2 • Horn 1 (F) • Horn 2 (F) • Horn 3 (F) • Horn 4 (F) • Trumpet 1 (B♭) • Trumpet 2 (B♭) • Trombone 1 • Trombone 2 • Bass Trombone • Timpani • Triangle • Bass Drum/Cymbals • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Basses

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Flute, Horn and Piano (Sun)

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Ottaviano (2008/8/16)

Arranger Ernest Guiraud (1837-1892)
Publisher. Info. Paris: Choudens pére et fils, n.d.[1885]. Plate A.C. 6434.
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Intermezzo (No.3)

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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
2. Aragonaise
3. Intermezzo
4. Séguedille [**]
5. Les dragons d'Alcala
6. Les toréadors
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 [*] Extracts from the original opera:
  1. Prelude to Act I (bars 121-148)
  2. Prelude to Act IV
  3. Prelude to Act III
  4. Act I, No.10: Près des remparts de Séville (bars 1–81, 162–182, rescored)
  5. Prelude to Act III
  6. Introduction to Act I (bars 1-119)

[**] The "Séguedille" (No.4) 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.