Georges Bizet : Duet from The Pearl Fishers: Au Fond Du Temple Saint
 

Georges Bizet : Duet from The Pearl Fishers: Au Fond Du Temple Saint



About 'Duet from The Pearl Fishers: Au Fond Du Temple Saint'

Artist: Bizet, Georges (biography)
Born:1838
Died:1875
The Artist:(October 25, 1838 June 3, 1875) was a French composer and pianist of the romantic era. He is best known for his opera Carmen.
Composition Date:1863
Composition Info:Les p�cheurs de perles (The Pearl Fishers) is an opera in three acts by the French composer Georges Bizet, to a libretto by Eug�ne Cormon and Michel Carr�. It was first performed on 30 September 1863 at the Th��tre Lyrique in Paris, and was given 18 performances in its initial run. Set in ancient times on the island of Ceylon, the opera tells the story of how two men's vow of eternal friendship is threatened by their love for the same woman, whose own dilemma is the conflict between secular love and her sacred oath as a priestess. The friendship duet "Au fond du temple saint", generally known as "The Pearl Fishers Duet", is one of the best-known numbers in Western opera.
Score TypeArrangement for Flute Quartet (Four flutes)
Score KeyG major (Sounding Pitch)
Number of Pages1
Difficulty LevelEasy Level: Recommended for Beginners with some playing experience






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