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Toreador Song

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Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet (arr. Edgar L. Barrow)


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This work may also be found under the title Toreador's Song


General Info

Year: 1875 / 1976
Duration:
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Symphony
Publisher: Bovaco Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $8.00


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

The Toreador Song is the popular name for the aria Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre (Your toast, I can return it to you), from the opera Carmen, composed by Georges Bizet to a libretto by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy. It is sung by the bullfighter (French: toréador) Escamillo as he enters in act 2 and describes various situations in the bullring, the cheering of the crowds and the fame that comes with victory. The refrain, "Toréador, en garde", forms the middle part of the prelude to act 1 of Carmen.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Performances

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  • Concordia University (River Forest, Ill.) University Band (Richard R. Fischer, conductor) – 27 September 2019


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Bizet, G.; Barrow, E. (1976). Carmen: Toreador Song [score]. Bovaco: Grosse Pte., Wds.
  • Toreador Song, Wikipedia Accessed 18 January 2020