Bel Canto, The Tenors of the 78 Era, Vol. Two: Tauber, Schmidt, and Slezak contains three episodes, each featuring musical performances by one master tenor. Celebrated singers Tauber, Schmidt, and Slezak, among several others, are referred to as tenors of the 78 era because they made recordings in 78 rpm format. The Tauber episode contains London performances of Carmen, Pagliacci, Hoffman, and the Fiedermaus overture. Professional commentators include Richard Bebb, Elisabeth Bergner, Alan Bilgora, and Charles Castle. Schmidt sings songs Africana, Marta, and Juive. The Schmidt episode received Special Jury Mention at the Musee du Louvre's 1998 Classique en images international film competition and includes commentary by Alan Bilgora, Fred Bredschneyder, Jurgen Kesting, Paula Lindbergh-Salomon, and Stefan Zucker. The Slezak episode documents performances at Lake Tegern, Bavaria. Commentators include Clemens Hoslinger, Jurgen Kesting, Fritzi Schlesinger, and Stefan Zucker. The video consists of black and white film footage.