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Eileen Farrell: An American Prima Donna

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 ...
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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.
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Special Features

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

  • Release Date: 3/9/2004
  • UPC: 089948427292
  • Original Release: 1969
  • Rating:

  • Source: Video Artists Int'l
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Black & White / Mono
  • Sound: monaural
  • Language: English
  • Time: 51:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 28,241

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Eileen Farrell Performer
John Newmark Piano
Jean Deslauriers Conductor
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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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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Program
   Chapter Selection
   Bonus Selection
      Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - Mild und Leise (Liebestod)
   English Subtitles
      Subtitles On
      Subtitles Off
   Contact VAI
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