2 pages | PDF | 397.9 KBThe Prelude (from 'L'Arlesienne') by Georges Bizet is a classical piece composed in the key of F major and D minor. It is 33 measures in length and showcases Bizet's mastery of musical composition. The piece begins with a melancholic yet uplifting melody that is full of emotion. As it progresses, the music grows more frenetic and triumphant, eventually leading into a triumphant conclusion. This piece is often used to introduce a larger work and is a perfect example of Bizet's skill in creating emotionally-moving music.