Best Bizet Books

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1. 50 Most Famous Pieces Of Classical Music: The Library of Piano Classics Bach, Beethoven, Bizet, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss and more (Volume 1)

Author: by Music Store
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (October 19, 2018)
ISBN: 978-1729525272

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This magnificent classic piano book includes 50 best works by these famous composers: Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven, Georges Bizet, Frdric Chopin, Claude Debussy, Franz Liszt, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, Johann Strauss I, Johann Strauss II, Antonn Dvork, Charles-Valentin Alkan, Erik Satie, Giacomo Puccini, Gioachino Rossini, Maurice Ravel, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens, Samuel Barber, Sergei Mikhailovich Lyapunov.Symphony No.

9 From the New World – Antonn Dvork Etude, Opus 76 No. 2 – Charles-Valentin Alkan Ouverture, Opus 39 No. 11 – Charles-Valentin Alkan Scherzo Focoso in B Minor Opus 34 – Charles-Valentin Alkan Clair de Lune, Suite Bergamasque No. 3 – Claude Debussy The Girl with the Flaxen Hair – Claude Debussy Gymnopdie No.

1, Trois Gymnopedies – Erik Satie Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 – Franz Liszt Liebestraum No. 3 – Franz LisztHarmonies Potiques et Religieuses – Franz Liszt Sonata S. 178, An Robert Schumann – Franz Liszt Impromptu D.899 No. 3 – Franz Peter Schubert Wanderer Fantasy Opus 15 – Franz Peter Schubert24 Preludes Opus 28 – Frdric Chopin Etude in C Minor Opus 25 No.

2. Carmen: Opera in Four Acts

Author: by H. Meilhac
Published at: G. Schirmer; ED421 edition (January 1, 1958)
ISBN: 978-0793553600

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(Vocal Score).French/English. Translated by Martin.

3. Organ Music for Manuals Only: 33 Works by Berlioz, Bizet, Franck, Saint-Saens and Others (Dover Music for Organ)

Author: by Rollin Smith
Published at: Dover Publications (October 15, 2001)
ISBN: 978-0486418872

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Unlike the vast majority of classical music for organ which requires both manual and pedal dexterity this unique collection of 33 works is devoted solely to organ music originally written on two staves and intended for manuals alone. Some was conceived for the 19th-century free-reed instrument, for the harmonium or reed organ, for performance in the home, as well as for organists of small churches who may not have had sufficient technique to perform with their feet as well as their hands.

This unique volume consists almost exclusively of rare, out-of-print editions selected from the private library of author-performer Rollin Smith. Contents include Berlioz’s Rustic Serenade to the Madonna, Saint-Sans’ Barcarolle and Prayer, Three Musical Sketches by Bizet, Liszt’s The Shepherds at the Manger: In dulci jubilo, plus organ classics by Beethoven, Brahms, Bruckner, Franck, Reger, and other great composers, including movements from organ sonatas by Mendelssohn and Widor’s Third Symphony for Organ and Orchestra, and the complete Third Sonata by Guilmant.

4. Carmen in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Dover Publications (February 1, 1989)
ISBN: 978-0486258201

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When he first heard Carmen, Tchaikovsky enthusiastically predicted it would become the world’s most popular opera. Wagner, too, was an admirer of this dramatic masterpiece, and Brahms claimed to have seen it 29 times. At its premiere in Paris in 1873, however, Carmen did not succeed with the public or the critics.

Indeed, it created a scandal. But in time, as Tchaikovsky foresaw, it would become the favorite opera of audiences worldwide. And in over a century Carmen has never relinquished its position as one of the most performed and recorded operas in the repertoire.

Conceived and composed as an opra comique (a genre it completely transformed), Carmen was converted after Bizet’s tragic early death to grand opera with the addition of recitatives composed by Ernest Guiraud. This superbly produced full-score edition replicates this grand-opera version, the one most commonly produced on operatic stages today.

Accustomed to the light and sentimental subjects and conventions of opra comique, Bizet’s public and critics were at first horrified by Carmen’s lurid plot and characters. Critics pronounced its story, dominated by sexual passion and jealousy, too “obscene” for the stage, called for the mezzo-soprano portraying Carmen to be hauled into court, and disparaged the music as unoriginal and undramatic.

5. 35 French Classics for Piano: Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Fauré, Rameau, Saint-Saëns, Bizet, Offenbach, Daquin, Couperin, Lully and much more

Author: by Simplified Piano
Published at: Independently published (October 24, 2020)
ISBN: 979-8552355167

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This great piano songbook includes 35 of the most beautiful French classicsContents :Georges BizetCarmen, PrludeCarmen, HanaberaMarc-Antoine CharpentierTe Deum, PrludeFranois CouperinLes Barricades MystrieusesLe petit rienLouis-Claude DaquinLe Coucou (The cuckoo)Claude DebussyPremire arabesqueDeuxime arabesque,RverieClair de luneILa Fille aux cheveux de linLa Cathdrale engloutieGabriel FaurPavane, Op.50Berceuse, Op.16Sicilienne, Op.

78Franois-Joseph GossecGavotte, RH 318Charles GounodAve MariaJean-Baptiste LullyGavotteMarche pour la Crmonie des TurcsJacques OffenbachFrench Cancan, Orphe aux enfersBarcarolle, Les contes d’HoffmannJean-Philippe RameauLes SauvagesLe rappel des oiseauxTambourinMaurice RavelPavane pour une infante dfunteValses Nobles et SentimentalesClaude Joseph Rouget de LisleLa MarseillaiseCamille Saint-SansLe Cygne(The Swan)Erik SatieGymnopdie N 1, Trois GymnopdiesGymnopdie N 2, Trois GymnopdiesGymnopdie N 3, Trois GymnopdiesGnossienne N 1, Trois GnossiennesGnossienne N 2, Trois GnossiennesGnossienne N 3, Trois GnossiennesJe te veux

6. The Pearl Fishers: French, English Language Edition, Vocal Score (Kalmus Edition) (French Edition)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Alfred Music (March 1, 1985)
ISBN: 978-0769245966

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“The Pearl Fishers” is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet. It was first performed in September of 1863 at the Thtre Lyrique in Paris. Set in ancient times on the island of Ceylon, the opera is a story of how two men’s vow of eternal friendship is threatened by their love for the same woman, whose own dilemma is the conflict between secular love and her sacred oath as a priestess.

This is the vocal score of the work, with French and English texts, and with piano accompaniment.202 pages.

7. Carmen Fantasy for Two Pianos

Author: by Greg Anderson
Published at: Awkward Fermata Press (January 18, 2011)
ISBN: 978-0983062516

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Monstrous challenges await. A concert fantasy based on Georges Bizet’s beloved opera “Carmen,” this show-stopper for two pianos treats its source material with reverence, creativity, and unadulterated joy. Made famous by the Anderson & Roe Piano Duo. “Carmen Fantasy for Two Pianos, based on themes by Georges Bizet” by Greg Anderson (b.1981).For Two Pianos.Advanced.Full score.13 minutes.

Two copies required for performance. Published by Awkward Fermata Press.

8. Essential Keyboard Duets, Vol 3: Music by Bizet, Debussy, Fauré and Ravel, Comb Bound Book (Alfred Masterwork Edition: Essential Keyboard Repertoire)

Author: by Gayle Kowalchyk
Published at: Alfred Music (February 1, 2003)
ISBN: 978-0739030301

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This collection of piano duets (for one piano, four hands) includes the most popular repertoire by French composers and is appropriate for intermediate to early advanced pianists. It includes complete editions of Faur’s Dolly Suite, Debussy’s Petite Suite, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite as well as five pieces from Bizet’s Jeux d’enfants.

The primo and secondo parts are on separate pages and essential ornamentation is realized in footnotes. Both parts contain measure numbers for easy reference. The comb binding creates a lay-flat book that is perfect for study and performance.

9. Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Dover Publications (February 20, 1998)
ISBN: 978-0486400679

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Incredible as it seems today, Bizet’s opera Carmen was coolly received at its 1875 premiere at the Paris Opra-Comique; critics condemned its subject matter as lurid and its music as overly Wagnerian. Now hailed as the composer’s supreme achievement, this colorful, passionate work continues to delight listeners around the world with its emotional, atmospheric music and the originality of its conception.

The compilation of popular highlights in the present edition offers two suites from the opera in full score: Suite No. 1 features the Prlude, Aragonaise, Intermezzo, Sguedille, Les Dragons d’Alcala, and Les Toradors; Suite No. 2 includes the Marche des Contrebandiers, Habanera, Nocturne, Chanson du Torador, La Garde Montante, and Danse Bohme.

Reproduced from authoritative editions, these melodious and vivacious suites include all of the best and most memorable moments from Bizet’s great opera.

10. Les Pêcheurs de Perles in Full Score (Dover Music Scores)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Dover Publications (December 18, 2013)
ISBN: 978-0486493824

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A pair of men take an oath of eternal friendship but their vow is threatened by their attraction to the same woman. The object of their rivalry faces her own dilemma, torn between worldly passion and her calling as a priestess.

Their romantic triangle forms the heart of this 1863 opera, Les Pcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers), in which the composer of Carmen, the world’s most popular opera, made his first mark. Set in ancient Ceylon, this enchanting tale of friendship, love, and betrayal has been performed in opera houses around the world.

The famous baritone/tenor duet in the second act is among the most recorded of opera highlights, and a copy of the full score is essential for conductors as well as for students of composition and orchestration. This large-format version of Bizet’s three-act opera offers musicians an affordable alternative to high-priced, hard-to-find editions.

11. L'Arlesienne, Suites 1 & 2 (Kalmus Edition)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Alfred Music (March 1, 1985)
ISBN: 978-0769240923

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Titles: Suite 1: No.1, Prelude * No.2, Minuetto * No.3, Adagietto * No.4, Carillon * No.5.Suite 2: No.1, Prelude * No.2, Intermezzo * No.3, Menuet * No.4, Farandole.

12. Opera: What's All the Screaming About?

Author: by Roger Englander
Published at: Walker & Co; First Soft Cover Edition (May 1, 1994)
ISBN: 978-0802774163

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Traces the history and development of opera from its Renaissance origins to the present, includes plot summaries of fifty operas, and profiles Bizet’s Carmen from inception to performance.

13. 20 Melodies: For Soprano or Tenor with French Text (Kalmus Edition) (French Edition)

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at: Alfred Music (March 1, 1985)
ISBN: 978-0769259642

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Contains twenty of Bizet’s best-known songs in French text. Is also available for Mezzo Soprano or Baritone (Item #K06832).

14. L'Arlesienne Suites: One and Two

Author: by Georges Bizet
Published at:
Alfred Music; 1st edition (March 1, 1985)
ISBN: 978-0769254333

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Georges Bizet composed the incidental music for Alphonse Daudet’s play L’Arlsienne, which was performed beginning in October, 1872. Bizet wrote several folk-like themes for the music but also incorporated three existing tunes from a folk-music collection published by Vidal of Aix.

This version is for solo piano. The first Suite includes: Prelude * Minuetto * Adagietto * Carillon. The second Suite includes: Pastorale * Intermezzo * Menuet * Farandole.