Uploaded on Oct 31, 2009
The Habanera from George Bizet's opera Carmen, arranged for guitar and performed by James Edwards, accompanied by a scrolling bar-graph score.
Q: Where can I get the sheet music for this piece?
A: This arrangement and others are available in this publication:
Q: Who is playing this piece?
A: James Edwards; here's a link to his web site:
Q: Where can I hear more of James Edwards' playing?
A: This recording is from his album "Guitar Arias: Operatic Melodies for Solo Guitar"; it and many of his other recordings can be purchased here:
Q: Is there a way I could make the bar-graph scores myself?
A: The Music Animation Machine MIDI file player will generate this display; you can get the (Windows) software here:
There are lots of places on the web where you can get MIDI files; I usually go to the Classical Archives site first:
Q: Could you please do a MAM video of _________?
A: First, check my "to do" list:
If the piece isn't listed, read the "Could you please do a MAM video of _________?" item on my main FAQ:
and if you think I'd consider doing it, email me (stephen at musanim dot com).
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