Aragonaise, from Carmen (violin viola duo)
Title: Aragonaise, from the opera Carmen
Composer: Georges Bizet, arr. David Gable
Instrumentation: Violin and Viola
Printout: 6 pages
Note: The Aragonaise serves as the entr’acte to Act IV in Bizet’s operatic masterpiece, Carmen. It is a musical portrayal of the streets of Seville just prior to a bullfight. It’s driving 3/8 rhythms are characteristically Spanish, but the treatment is thoroughly Bizet.
This selection is also available in the Bargain Bundle Carmen, Selected Highlights for violin and viola, Set 1.