Eileen Farrell: An American Prima Donna

Eileen Farrell: An American Prima Donna

Cast: Eileen Farrell, John Newmark

     
 
Eileen Farrell is a classically trained soprano and one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. But Farrell has another side. She would often mix pop and blues songs in with her repertoire, causing controversy among her critics. In this concert, Eileen Farrell: An American Prima Donna, she does exactly that, offering a selection of arias, then

Overview

Eileen Farrell is a classically trained soprano and one of the most celebrated singers of the 20th century. But Farrell has another side. She would often mix pop and blues songs in with her repertoire, causing controversy among her critics. In this concert, Eileen Farrell: An American Prima Donna, she does exactly that, offering a selection of arias, then breaking into "But Not for Me" with equal confidence and success. Backed by the Orchestra of Radio-Canada, Farrell demonstrates her expertise in both genres.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/09/2004
UPC:
0089948427292
Original Release:
1969
Rating:
NR
Source:
Video Artists Int'l
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Sound:
[monaural]
Time:
0:51:00
Sales rank:
74,291

Special Features

Eileen Farrell on The Bell Telephone Hour (in color) - Wagner: Tristan und Isolde, Mild und Leise (Liebestod)

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
2. Gluck: Alceste - Divinités du Styx [4:31]
3. Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Un Bel Dì [4:28]
4. Verdi: Aida - Ritorna Vincitor! [6:38]
5. Fauré: Les Berceaux [3:00]
6. Debussy: La Chevelure [3:48]
7. Poulene: "C" [3:01]
8. Ponchielli: La Gioconda - Suicidio! [9:03]
9. Verdi: La Forza del Destino - Pace, Pace Mio Dio! [5:23]
10. Gershwin: But Not for Me [3:35]
11. Closing Credits [1:47]

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