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“Toreador Song”

“Toreador Song”

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the “Toreador Song,” from the opera “Carmen.” The song was originally composed in French by Georges Bizet, but this English translation is done by Jerry Castillo. The sheet music was published by the Calumet Music Company of Chicago, Illinois in 1935. The bright red cover features a silhouetted image of a toreador, or bullfighter, with an inset photograph of George Olsen on the lower left.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
sheet music
Object Type
Sheet Music
sheet music
date made
1935
publisher
Calumet Music Company
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1983.0424.003
accession number
1983.0424
catalog number
1983.0424.003
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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