Georges Bizet : Habenera from Carmen

Georges Bizet : Habenera from Carmen

About 'Habenera from Carmen'

Artist: Bizet, Georges (biography)   (sheet music)
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:1875
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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