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Ernest Guiraud

Ernest Guiraud (French: [giʁo]; 23 June 1837 – 6 May 1892) was a French composer and music teacher born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known for writing the traditional orchestral recitatives used for Bizet's opera Carmen and for Offenbach's opera Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann).

Birth and Death Data: Born June 23, 1837 (New Orleans), Died May 6, 1892 (Paris)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, orchestrator, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29544 10-in. 2/26/1924 Mélodrame Jacques Thibaud Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-92800 10-in. 7/1/1935 Marche militaire Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler Orchestra orchestrator  
Victor E0RB-4850 10-in. 6/20/1950 Marche militaire Boston Pops Orchestra ; Arthur Fiedler Orchestra orchestrator  
Brunswick 12890-12891 10-in. 4/16/1924 Melodrama Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Henri Verbruggen String orchestra composer  
Brunswick C295-C296 10-in. 5/5/1926 Melodrama Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra ; Henri Verbruggen Orchestra composer  
Gramophone 691c 12-in. 7/11/1906 Pastorale Nellie Melba Soprano vocal solo, with piano arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Guiraud, Ernest," accessed December 8, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103057.

Guiraud, Ernest. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103057.

"Guiraud, Ernest." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 8 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103057

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