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The Metropolitan Opera Presents: Georges Bizet's Carmen

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A riveting story of fatal attraction between a beguiling, strong-willed gypsy and a naïve but passionate soldier who falls under her spell,Georges Bizet's Carmen pulses with seduction, obsession, and dea dly betrayal. It was reviled at its Paris premiere, where its realism and perceived amorality proved shocking, but it became one of the most popular and highly regarded operas of all time. Arguably the greatest musical product of France's enduring fascination with Spain, Carmen features many numbers that are now almost universally familiar, including the seductive Habanera and the boastful but infectious Toreador Song.

Don José is an idealistic young corporal in 1820s Seville when he encounters the gypsy Carmen, who is irresistible to all men – seemingly except José, who loves the innocent country girl Micaëla. But soon enough Carmen works her wiles on him to escape imprisonment,and a later twist of ever-looming fate forces him to completely abandon the world he knows and follow Carmen into a life of crime. When the bul lfighter Escamillo wins Carmen's affections, Don José's explosivejealousy clashes with Carmen's resolve to remain true to herself, leadi ng to one of opera's fiercest confrontations and most unforgettable conclusions.

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SKU (Musipos ID) 129495
Manufacturer Amadeus Press
Last Updated 2019-10-30 08:08:00
Model Number 129495
Arranger Toby Wine
Author Henri Meilhac|Ludovic Halevy
Genre Blues
Medium Softcover
Publisher Amadeus Press
Format Guitar TAB
Composer Georges Bizet
Accompaniment Piano
Instrument French Horn
Pages 168(07)

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