Bizet / Rte National Symphony Orchestra / Tingaud

Bizet / Rte National Symphony Orchestra / Tingaud: Roma - Marche Funebre Overture - Overture in a

$12.03 $13.99
Product Type: CD

Title: Roma - Marche Funebre Overture - Overture in a
Label: Naxos
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

The success of Bizet's opera Carmen has overshadowed the rest of his output, but this fascinating orchestral program, which includes a number of seldom performed works, reveals more of his talent for writing colorful, atmospheric and melodic music. The Overture in A was Bizet's first orchestral work and unperformed in his lifetime, while the Marche funebre was originally the prelude to an opera about love and vengeance, now lost. The dramatic overture Patrie captures the mood following the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71, while the Petite suite is a set of orchestrations of movements from Jeux d'enfants (Children's Games). Conceived in Italy as a symphony, after Bizet had won the Prix de Rome, Roma occupied the composer for 11 years before the final version heard here.

Recently viewed