The Late Movies: Habanera
"Habanera" is an aria from the opera Carmen by Georges Bizet. It's such a familiar tune that it can fit into various formats and purposes, a few of which you'll see here.
Anna Caterina Antonacci shows us how "Habanera" is supposed to be performed, in the classic opera style.
A flashmob performance at a restaurant in Grenoble.
Dorothy Dandridge sings an English version from the 1954 movie Carmen Jones.
The FINA Brothers
Put a fan in his hand, and everyone recognizes that he's suddenly Carmen!
By the classic trio of Beaker, the Swedish Chef, and Animal.
The Muppets introduced an entire generation to "Habanera." There are many YouTube videos in which people copy the Swedish Chef/Beaker/Animal version. I particularly enjoyed this one.
ZIC ZAZOU is a group of nine musicians who play shop tools, toys, furniture, bottles and homemade instruments.