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Georges Bizet (October 25, 1838 – June 3, 1875) French composer and pianist of the Romantic era, best known for the opera Carmen.
The Toreador Song by the Damrosch (New York Symphony) Orchestra. Orchestral arrangement of the Toreador Song from Georges Bizet's opera Carmen, played by the Damrosch Orchestra in 1903.
Libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on the novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée, first published in 1845. Adapted from the narrative poem The Gypsies (1824) by Alexander Pushkin. Mérimée had read the poem in Russian by 1840 and translated it into French in 1852.
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Artist/Composer: New York Symphony Orchestra
Keywords: Toreador Song; Carmen; Opera; Georges Bizet
Creative Commons license: Public Domain