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The art of singing : golden voices of the century

Author: Donald SturrockStephen WrightPierre-Olivier BardetPenny GoreEnrico CarusoAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur : BBC : Warner Classics, [©2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many illustrious opera stars of the twentieth century are featured in sound and vision in rare footage, much of it previously unavailable.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Biographical films
Biography
Concert films
Documentary films
Filmed performances
Nonfiction films
Excerpts
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Sturrock; Stephen Wright; Pierre-Olivier Bardet; Penny Gore; Enrico Caruso; Giovanni Martinelli; Beniamino Gigli; Tito Schipa; Giuseppe De Luca; Luisa Tetrazzini; Conchita Supervía; Rosa Ponselle; Richard Tauber; Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin; Kirsten Flagstad; Lawrence Tibbett; Risë Stevens; Lauritz Melchior; Ezio Pinza; Jussi Björling; Renata Tebaldi; Victoria de los Angeles; Joan Sutherland; Leontyne Price; Boris Christoff; Magda Olivero; Fritz Wunderlich; Jon Vickers; Franco Corelli; Giuseppe Di Stefano; Maria Callas; British Broadcasting Corporation.; IMG Artists (Firm); Sept/Arte (Firm); NVC Arts (Firm); Kultur International Films.; Warner Classics (Firm)
ISBN: 9780769791135 0769791131
OCLC Number: 746641303
Language Note: English and French language soundtracks; English, French, Spanish and Japanese subtitles.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on Donald Sturrock's The art of singing: golden voices on film.
Originally produced in 1996.
Credits: Executive producers, Stephen Wright, Pierre-Olivier Bardet ; producers, Mark Pickering, Peter R. Smith ; editor, Clare Palmer.
Performer(s): Musical performances by Enrico Caruso, Giovanni Martinelli, Beniamino Gigli, Tito Schipa, Giuseppe De Luca, Luisa Tetrazzini, Conchita Supervía, Rosa Ponselle, Richard Tauber, Fyodor Chaliapin, Kirsten Flagstad, Lawrence Tibbett, Risë Stevens, Lauritz Melchior, Ezio Pinza, Jussi Björling, Renata Tebaldi, Victoria De Los Angeles, Joan Sutherland, Leontyne Price, Boris Christoff, Magda Olivero, Fritz Wunderlich, Jon Vickers, Franco Corelli, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Maria Callas ; with contributions and commentary by Kirk Browning, Shuyler Chapin, Thomas Hampson, Giovanni Martinelli, Magda Olivero, Nicola Rescigno, Risë Stevens and Jon Vickers ; narrated by Penny Gore.
Description: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC all region; aspect ratio 4:3 full screen; Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Enrico Caruso (3:52) --
Giovanni Martinelli (3:41) --
Beniamino Gigli (2:24) --
Tito Schipa (3:16) --
Giuseppe de Luca (13:03) --
Luisa Tetrazzini (1:16) --
Conchita Supervia (2:52) --
Rosa Ponselle (6:02) --
Richard Tauber (3:26) --
Fyodor Chaliapin (2:41) --
Kirsten Flagstad (3:15) --
Lawrence Tibbett (2:05) --
Risë Stevens (2:51) --
Lauritz Melchior (1:27) --
Ezio Pinza (3:17) --
Jussi Björling, Renata Tebaldi (14:08) --
Victoria de los Angeles (2:04) --
Joan Sutherland (2:32) --
Leontyne Price (5:41) --
Boris Christoff (14:28) --
Magda Olivero (4:53) --
Fritz Wunderlich (4:27) --
Jon Vickers (5:20) --
Franco Corelli (2:52) --
Giuseppe di Stefano (3:41) --
Maria Callas (10:40).
Responsibility: a BBC, IMG Artists [and others] ; producers, Mark Pickering, Peter R. Smith ; adapted for Home Video by Peter R. Smith ; directed by Donald Sturrock.

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Many illustrious opera stars of the twentieth century are featured in sound and vision in rare footage, much of it previously unavailable.

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