Bizet* / Callas*, Nicolai Gedda, Robert Massard, Andréa Guiot / Georges PrêtreCarmen

Label:Angel Records – SCLX 3650, Angel Records – SCLX-3650
3 x Vinyl, LP, Stereo
Box Set, with Booklet
Style:Opera, Romantic


Composed ByGeorges Bizet
APrelude & Act I (Part 1) Chorus: "Sur La Place" - Chorus Of Boys - Chorus Of Cigarette Girls - Habanera - Scene: " Carmen! Sur Tes Pas"
BAct I (Conclusion) Recit.: "Quels Regards! Quelle Effronterie" - Duet "Parle-moi De Ma Mère!" - Quarrel Scene - Seguidilla - Finale
CEntr'acte & Act II (Part 1) - Gypsy Song - Toreador's Song - Quintet - Duet, Carmen And José (Part 1)
D1Act II (Conclusion) Duet, Carmen & Don José (Conclusion) - Flower Song - Finale
D2Entr'acte & Act III (Part 1) Sextet & Chorus
EAct III (Part 2) Recit.: "Resposons Nous Une Heure" - Card Scene - Ensemble: "Quant Au Dounier" - Micaela's Air - Duet: "Je Suis Escamillo" - Finale (Part 1)
F1Act III - Finale (Conclusion) "Que Viens-tu Faire Ici?"
F2Entr'acte & Act IV Chorus: "A Deux Cuartos!" - March & Chorus: "Voici La Quadrille!" Duet & Final Chorus

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Deluxe 3LP set in hinged box with 26-page dual language (French and English) libretto booklet and poly-lined printed company inner bags.
Sides are auto-coupled: Side A with Side F, Side B with Side E and Side C with Side D.
First Cat# on front of box, second on box spine.

Sung in French, recorded in France, manufactured in USA.
This recording is popularly known as "The Callas Carmen".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Cat# Record 1): SCLX-3650-1 S. 36222
  • Other (Cat# Record 2): SCLX-3650-2 S. 36223
  • Other (Cat# Record 3): SCLX-3650-3 S. 36224
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side A): YLX-X-1156
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side B): YLX-X-1157
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side C): YLX-X-1158
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side D): YLX-X-1159
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side E): YLX-X-1160
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side F): YLX-X-1161
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A - etched [IAM in a △ - stamped]): YLX-1156-X4 IAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B - etched [IAM in a △ - stamped]): YLX-1157-X6#² IAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side C - etched [IAM in a △ - stamped]): YLX- 1158-X12 IAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side D - etched [IAM in a △ - stamped]): YLX- 1159-P3#² IAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side E - etched [IAM in a △ - stamped]): YLX-1160-X4 IAM
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side F - stamped [IAM in a △]): YLX-1161-W1 IAM

Other Versions (5 of 69)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Carmen (3×LP, Mono, Box Set, )His Master's VoiceAN 140-1-2UK1964
New Submission
Carmen (3×LP, Album, Stereo, Box Set, )His Master's VoiceSAN 140-2UK1964
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The Callas Carmen (3×LP, Deluxe Edition, Special Edition, Stereo, Box Set, Special Edition)His Master's VoiceSDAN 143-5UK1964
New Submission
Carmen (3×LP, Stereo, 3 LP Box-Set)His Master's VoiceSAN 140-1-2Israel1964
New Submission
The Callas Carmen (3×LP, Album, Mono)His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice, His Master's VoiceDAN. 143, DAN. 144, DAN. 145UK1964


  • rappel23's avatar
    Despite the date is 1964, wich make let you think this edition is from the sixties, this edition is from the eighties. It is easy to identify: the Angel label is the golden one, with an angel looking up at the clouds. Angel label of 1964 was blue with a large "Angel" script (see So for this edition, 1964 is the recording date only.



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