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An opera in four acts
Libretto, after Prosper Merimee by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halevy
Music by Bizet sung in French
Cast tn order of singing:
Soldiers, cigarette-girls. opsinsmugglers
The Children's CHOIR from the Ebuuy Secondary SCHOOL and the Finchi,ey CATHOLIC GRAMMAR SCHOOL coached by Jean Povey
COVENT Garden OPERA Chorus
Chorus-Master, Douglas Robinsao
COVENT Garden Orchestra Led by George Hallam
Conducted by Charles Mackerras
The action takes place tn and around Seville about 1830
Act 1 A square in Seville
3.56* First Interval
4.10* Act 2 The tavern of Lillas
4.55* Second Interval
5.10* Act 3 A desolate part of the mountains
Act 4 Outside the bullring in Seville From the Royal Opera House. Covent Garden
Broadcast on March 10. 1968
During the Intervals
RAMEAU Q First Interval
Pieces de clavecin' eo concerts
Pieces de clavecin en concerts
Jean-Pierre RAMPAL (fluteO ROBERT Veyron-Lacrolx (harpsichord)
JACQUES Neilz (cello) gramophone records
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