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Georges Bizet

25 oct 1838 (Paris) - 3 jun 1875 (Bougival)


Books about Georges Bizet and his music

bookSusan McClary and Richard Wagner Georges Bizet: Carmen (Cambridge Opera Handbooks)
Cambridge University Press, 1992; ISBN 0521398975; 176 pages
Bizet's Carmen is probably the best known opera of the standard repertoire, yet its very familiarity often prevents us from approaching it with the seriousness it deserves. This Handbook explores the opera in a number of contexts, bringing to the surface the controversies over gender, race, class and musical propriety. After a study of Mérimée's story Carmen by Peter Robinson, Susan McClary examines the social tensions in nineteenth-century France that inform both that story and the opera, and traces the opera through its genesis and reception. The Handbook concludes with discussions of four films based on the opera. The volume contains a bibliography, music examples, and a synopsis and will be of interest to students, scholars, and operagoers. Price indication: $ 24.99
bookMary Dibbern and Georges Bizet Carmen: A Performance Guide (Vox Music Ae Series, 4)
Pendragon Pr, 2001-04; ISBN 1576470326; 310 pages Price indication: $ 46.00
bookBurton D. Fisher Carmen (Opera Classics Library Series) (Opera Classics Library)
Opera Journeys Publishing, 2001; ISBN 1930841477; 128 pages
A comprehensive guide to Bizet's CARMEN, featuring a newly translated LIBRETTO with MUSIC EXAMPLES, Principal Characters, Brief Story Synopsis, Story Narrative with Music Highlight Examples, a Discography, a Videography, a Dictionary of Opera and Musical Terms, and insightful Commentary and Analysis of the opera. Price indication: $ 12.97
bookMina Stein Kirstein Curtiss and Georges Bizet Bizet and His World
Vienna House Inc, 1974; ISBN 0844300853; 511 pages Price indication: $ 57.50
bookD. C. Parker Georges Bizet: His Life And Works
Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2008-06-13; ISBN 1436677564; 276 pages Price indication: $ 28.91
bookMina Stein Kirstein Curtiss Bizet and His World.
Greenwood Press Reprint, 1977-03-18; ISBN 083719427X; 477 pages Price indication: $ 28.32
bookMartin Cooper Georges Bizet
Greenwood Press Reprint, 1971-09-21; ISBN 0837155711; 136 pages Price indication: $ 85.46
bookSonya Friedman Bizet's Carmen : Illustrated Opera
Random House, Inc., 1996; ISBN 0517200023; 145 pages Price indication: $ 0.01
bookRobert Lawrence Carmen;: The story of Bizet's opera,
Grosset & Dunlap, 1938 Price indication: $ 0.01

Sheet music, libretti, etc.

20 Melodies -- Mezzo-Soprano or Baritone (Kalmus Edition) - Alfred Publishing

40 French Songs (High) (For Voice and Piano, Vol. 2) - International Music Co.

Bizet / L'Arlesienne Suites - Warner Bros Pubns

Bizet's Carmen (Dover Opera Libretto Series) - Dover Publications

Carmen - G. Schirmer, Inc.

Carmen - Schott

Carmen in Full Score - Dover Publications

Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 in Full Score - Dover Publications

Carmen Vocal Score (Dover Vocal Scores) - Dover Publications

Carmen, opera in 3 acts (G. Schirmer's collection of opera librettos) (G. Schirmer's collection of opera librettos) - G. Schirmer

Carmen: An opera in four acts (Fred Rullman series of grand opera libretti) (Fred Rullman series of grand opera libretti) - Belwin Mills

Grand Opera Librettos: Carmen by Bizet (Opera In Four Acts, French and English Text and Music of the Principal Airs) - Oliver Ditson Company

Jeux d'enfants - Eulenburg (Schott)

L' Arlesienne Suites Nos. 1 & 2 - Dover Publications

Les Pecheurs de Perles in Full Score (Dover Music Phoenix Editions) - Dover Publications

Symphony in C in Full Score - Dover Publications



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