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Farandole from L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 Bizet Help Opus Details
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Bizet wrote incidental music for a play, which was about a man who loved a girl from Arles. The play failed, but the music is delightful, and Bizet created this concert suite of four tunes from the incidental music. The suite has been very successful. The Farandole is an old French dance from Provence, but Bizet wrote this piece as an original, and employing a different time signature (2/4) from the usual 6/8 time signature of traditional provençal farandoles.
Category: Suite Orchestra Featuring French Horn Romantic Period
Time Signature 2 /4 Key Signature   D Major also featuring Harp, Flute Play MP3 using player below.

1    A fortissimo orchestral tutti starts up this enegetic theme in D minor

2    Second theme of the farandole is a fast flute dance tune accompanied by drums.
 No score for this tune is available yet.
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