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Composer of the Week: Bizet


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Always attracted by the exotic, Bizet indulged this fascination in the opera Djamileh. The story of a slave girl, sold as a mistress and still willingly coming back for more, plumbs new depths of political incorrectness, but the music gave Bizet a new direction that would eventually lead to Carmen. Overture: Djamileh BBC Concert
Orchestra, conductor Jose Serebrier
Djamileh (excerpts)
Bavarian Radio Orchestra, conductor Lamberto Gardelli
Farewell to the Arab Hostess Ann
Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano) L'Arlesienne: Suite No 1
BBC NOW, conductor Tadaaki Otaka
Grande Valse de Concert
M Setrak (piano)
Guitare Ann Murray (mezzo), Graham Johnson (piano)


Conductor: Jose Serebrier
Piano: Graham Johnson
Conductor: Tadaaki Otaka
Conductor: Grande Valse
Guitare: Ann Murray
Piano: Graham Johnson
Djamileh: Lucia Popp (soprano)

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