L'Arlesienne Suites Nos. 1 & 2 00-K09906 upc 029156637649
Georges Bizet composed the incidental music for Alphonse Daudet's play L'Arl’©sienne, which was performed beginning in October, 1872. Bizet wrote several folk-like themes for the music but also incorporated three existing tunes from a folk-music collection published by Vidal of Aix. This version is for solo piano. The first Suite includes: Prelude * Minuetto * Adagietto * Carillon. The second Suite includes: Pastorale * Intermezzo * Menuet * Farandole.