CARMEN Soundtrack - LPO, Gillian Anderson (CD)

CARMEN Soundtrack - LPO, Gillian Anderson (CD)

Code: 1149



Product Description


Hugo Riesenfeld’s arrangement of the Bizet score for the 1915 premiere of this early DeMille masterpiece, restored by musicologist & conductor Gillian Anderson for The Classic Movie Project. Includes historic 1914/15 recordings of excerpts from Carmen sung by the film’s star, Geraldine Farrar.
[1997, Stereo/*Mono, 72 minutes]

CARMEN - soundtrack:
Music by Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Arranged by Hugo Riesenfeld (1879-1939)
Restoration by Gillian Anderson

Susan Bickley, soprano
Peter Brondon, tenor
Peter Sidhorn, baritone
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Gillian Anderson, conductor
(Recorded January, 1996 at CTS Studios, London)

CARMEN - excerpts from the opera, sung by Geraldine Farrar:
Habañera* [rec. 1914]
Seguidille* [rec. 1914]
Final Scene* - with Giovanni Martinelli [rec. 1915]