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A Carmen Fantasy

By Georges Bizet

Cello and Piano
Composed by Georges Bizet (1838-1875) and Buxton Orr (1924-1997). Opera or Operetta. Book Only. Novello & Co Ltd. #MUSNOV120691. Published by Novello & Co Ltd. (BT.MUSNOV120691).

Item Number: BT.MUSNOV120691

Buxton Orr's fantasies on famous themes are expert explorations of their source work, rendered as brilliant new composition, as is the virtuoso A Carmen Fantasy. It is equally demanding and rewarding in both parts. The composeralso arranged it for Orchestra.British composer Buxton Orr was best known for his film and television scores, particularly for the Hammer horror films, and for a successful one-act opera The Wager. Upon becoming a professor atthe Guildhall School of Music he founded their Contemporary Music Ensemble and was later conductor of the London Jazz Composer's Orchestra.

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  • July 10, 2020 Should not be published like this.

    Great piece, terrible engraving. The notes are microscopic; a strain to read. No halfway decent publisher would allow this.

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