Carmen Fantasie for violin and orchestra, which stem from the original Carmen opera by Bizet. Specifically, I will compare the Sarasate and Waxman creations. 3 Oct I am wondering if anyone can tell me where to find the Waxman Carmen Fantasy. I am of the understanding that it is somewhat expensive, but I. Waxman Carmen Fantasy. March 12, at PM · Does anyone know where to find the Waxman Carmen Fantasy, or have a copy they’d be willing to.

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Shortly after its release Kondrashin defected to the West and most of his Russian recordings were destroyed.

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Unable to obtain a score for the work in the Soviet Union, Kogan made up his own score by listening to waaxman Heifetz recording and copying the notes down one-by-one! Views Read Edit View history. The composer revised the score between August 13 and October 18, Carmen up to Data G.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. A Film Score Guide. Instead, properly he bypassed Sarasate and went back to Bizet.

Carmen Fantasie (Waxman, Franz) – IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library: Free Public Domain Sheet Music

Not so many years later it was the most-often performed opera in the international repertoire, and for the better part of a century this music has been popular far beyond the lyric theatre.


Carmen Fantasie is a virtuoso showpiece for violin and orchestra. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Compositions by Franz Waxman compositions Faantasy for violin and orchestra Fantasias music Musical tributes and homages Carmen Classical composition stubs.

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The music, based on various themes from Georges Bizet ‘s opera Carmen and unrelated although somewhat similar in structure to the similarly titled work Carmen Fantasy by Pablo de Sarasate wasman, [2] was initially meant to be played by Jascha Heifetz. Georges Bizet ‘s Carmen.

After seeing the film, Heifetz asked Waxman to expand the work because he wanted to play it on the radio program, The Bell Telephone Hourwhere it premiered on 9 September Retrieved from ” https: Waxman was the first American to conduct the major orchestras of the USSR in Moscow, Leningrad and Kiev and during fantays April visit he promised to send the orchestral parts to Kogan for a recording with Kirill Kondrashin.

The work has been carrmen since by many virtuoso violinists in concerts. Music for Performance Carmen Fantasie Articles containing German-language text All stub articles.

The concept of fantasie in two versions of the Carmen fantasie : Sarasate and Waxman

Always Something New to Discover: He recorded it with Donald Voorhees on November 11, and the recording has never been out-of-print. This page was last edited on 2 Septemberat This work is not at all related to the Sarasate hodgepodge. Marina Piccinini premiered the flue edition, DaXun Zhang the darmen for double bass and Matt Haimovitz recently performed the work for cello. Heifetz asked Waxman to expand the work for him to play on the popular radio program, The Bell Telephone Hour.


Waxman hardly could have brought himself to rearranging what was already a hybrid composition at least once removed from the original.

Of the four scores for Alfred Hitchcock films, Rebecca is unforgettable. The Jerry Wald production was directed by Jean Negulesco.

Stern’s hands can be seen in the close-up shots from the movie. Menahem Pressler and the Beaux Arts Trio.

In our own wwaxman the Bizet masterpiece has been tranmogrified as a musical Carmen Jones as a ballet by the Soviet avante-garde composer Rodion Shchedrin not to mention Tin Pan Alley songwriters, jazz instrumentalists, bathroom baritones and even rock groups.

While at Warner Brothers —he composed the music for a variety of films; Objective, Burma!