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Carmen Suite (arr Holbombe)

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Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (arr. Bill Holcombe and Bill Holcombe Jr.)

Subtitle: Woodwind Quartet

General Info

Year: 1863 / 1998
Duration: c. 9:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Musicians Publications
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $25.00


1. Prelude-Allegro vivo - 2:30
2. Habanera
3. Fantasia


Full Score
B-flat Soprano Clarinet
Bassoon (optional B-flat Bass Clarinet)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Includes Prelude, Habanera and Fantasia.

- Program Note from publisher


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State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of North Carolina Charlotte Wind Ensemble Brass Ensemble (Shawn Smith, conductor) - 29 April 2021
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, Minn.) Chamber Winds (Karrin Meffert-Nelson, conductor) - 6 December 2020
  • Quatuor à vent Ad Libitum (France) – 20 May 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer

Adaptable Music

All Wind Works


  • Bizet, G.; Holcombe, B; Holcombe, B. Jr. (1998). Carmen Suite: [for] Woodwind Quartet [score]. Musicians Publications: West Trenton, N.J.