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En vain pour éviter (Card Aria), from Act III of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sung by Carmen.     Voice Part: mezzo-soprano    Fach: lyric mezzo|dramatic mezzo
Synopsis: Carmen reads her fortune from a deck of cards and finds that they predict death for her. Again and again she tries but it still comes up death. She then sings that fate is unavoidable for the cards never lie.
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B3 - F5B3 - D5
L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Habanera), from Act I of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sung by Carmen.     Voice Part: mezzo-soprano    Fach: lyric mezzo|dramatic mezzo
Synopsis: After appearing out of the cigarette factory, Carmen seductively sings about love and its unpredictable actions.
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D4 - F#/Gb5D4 - D5
Les tringles des sistres tintaient, from Act II of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sung by Carmen.     Voice Part: mezzo-soprano    Fach: lyric mezzo|dramatic mezzo
Synopsis: With her friends Frasquita and Mercedes, Carmen sings a wild gyspy song about dancing and seduction to the joyous tavern crowd.
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Près des ramparts de Séville (Seguidilla), from Act I of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sung by Carmen.     Voice Part: mezzo-soprano    Fach: lyric mezzo|dramatic mezzo
Synopsis: After Carmen is arrested for fighting another girl in the cigarette factory, Don Jose is assigned to watch her. She sings that she wants to go to her friend Lillias Pastia's inn and insinuates that she would like him to go with her.
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B3 - B5D4 - E5
Sung by Don José.     Voice Part: tenor    Fach: spinto
Synopsis: Carmen and José have just reunited after José's stay in prison for releasing Carmen when he was supposed to be guarding her. She has danced and played castanets for him but in the distance, he hears the call back to the barracks and he says he must go. She becomes angry at him for leaving her. Don Jose then responds by singing how the flower she threw to him kept him going throughout his stay at the prison.
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Sung by Escamillo.     Voice Part: baritone    Fach: dramatic baritone
Synopsis: Escamillo, a great bullfighter, sings of his adventures in the bullring.
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Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante, from Act I of Carmen by Georges Bizet
Sung by Micaëla.     Voice Part: soprano    Fach: lyric soprano
Synopsis: Searching for Don José, who she still loves in spite of the smugglers, Micaëla finds herself alone in the mountains. Frightened, she prays for courage.
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