Habanera from the Ballet Suite "Carmen" (Bizet/Shchedrin)

At lunchtime Carmen, a gypsy girl, comes out of the factory where she works. She sings a Habanera song and attracts all the attention to herself: „...Love is far, you can wait for it, you no longer await it, there it is!“. When she sees the soldier Don Jose, who pretends not to notice her, she seductively tosses a flower at him.

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