L'Arlesienne Suites Nos. 1 & 2 composed by Georges Bizet (1838-1875). For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Solo; Solo. Kalmus Edition. Form: Suite. Masterwork; Romantic. Advanced; Early Advanced; Intermediate; Late Intermediate. Book. 60 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.K09906).
ISBN 0769254330. Masterwork; Romantic.
Georges Bizet composed the incidental music for Alphonse Daudet's play L'ArlÃ©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.