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To celebrate the WONDERS show, which will air Dec. 27, 2014 in 
Prime Time , France 2 creates the event and organized 
a flashmob at shopping center Beaugrenelle in Paris.

PIANO TIME CLASSICS Page 14 Toreador Song, by Bizet

Page 14

Toreador Song, by Bizet

PIANO TIME CLASSICS: arranged by Pauline Hall
The Oxford Piano Method
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Demonstrated by Connie Luk



Head births.

Music is pounding

in my head,

as I try to recreate

all the melodies

and rhythms from

Bizet’s Carmen,

all those stirring

Spanish melodies

and rhythms strained through… 85 more words

Charles Elffers

George Bizet, Carmen, the Habanera from act 1.

This afternoon, Genevieve and I went to see another Opera in the Live in HD series from the Met. This time it was a very stirring performance of of Bizet’s Carmen, full of rousing music, taken from the various Spanish styles such as Habanera,  and Segedias. 78 more words

Charles Elffers

Welsh National Opera in Birmingham: Bizet and Rossini

A bit closer to the present, my Birmingham Post reviews of all three operas in WNO‘s week-long autumn season in Birmingham are now online: the company’s basic (and now rather elderly) production of… 127 more words

Overstuffed Carmen

It’s nearly five years since I saw the MetHD broadcast of Carmen with Alagna and Garanča.  I remember being quite impressed at the time.  Watching it again on Blu-ray I came away with a less favourable impression.  433 more words

DVD Review

42. Combinations

Examples played and reviewed in this article:

Example 42.4 Antonin Dvořák: Symphony No. 8, Movement 1 (157-164)
Andrew Davis, London Symphony Orchestra, Philips

In the passage, the strings are playing homorhythmic harmonies while the winds are playing unison in three octaves. 1,699 more words

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