Georges Bizet : Habenera from Carmen
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About 'Habenera from Carmen'
|Artist:||Bizet, Georges (biography)|
|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 Info:||Habanera is the popular name for the aria "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Love is a rebellious bird) from Georges Bizet's 1875 opera Carmen. It is the entrance aria of the title character, a mezzo-soprano role, in scene 5 of the first act. It has been a crowd favorite since its creation. |
The habanera is a genre of Cuban popular dance music of the 19th century.
Carmen is an opéra comique about a passionate but self-destructive gypsy girl and her dramatic murder at the hands of her pathologically jealous soldier lover.
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