Great Stars of Opera, Vol. 2: Telecasts from the Bell Telephone Hour, 1959-1966

Overview

This video is the second of a two-part series featuring performances by some of the greatest stars of opera in the 20th century. Many operatic moments are recorded on these vintage productions, which broadcast on the Bell Telephone Hour Telecasts from late 1959 to early 1967. The mass television audience was introduced to a milieu of musical society that might otherwise have been unavailable. Presented in this volume are thrilling performances by Eileen Farrell, George London, ...
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Overview

This video is the second of a two-part series featuring performances by some of the greatest stars of opera in the 20th century. Many operatic moments are recorded on these vintage productions, which broadcast on the Bell Telephone Hour Telecasts from late 1959 to early 1967. The mass television audience was introduced to a milieu of musical society that might otherwise have been unavailable. Presented in this volume are thrilling performances by Eileen Farrell, George London, Robert Merrill, and Franco Corelli.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/22/2003
  • UPC: 089948423294
  • Original Release: 2000
  • Rating:

  • Source: Video Artists Int'l
  • Presentation: Mono
  • Sound: monaural
  • Time: 1:59:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,380

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Titles [:47]
2. In Questa Reggia [5:15]
3. Dich, Teure Halle [3:31]
4. Almächt'ge Jungfrau [6:10]
5. Vienti, T'Affretta . . . Or Tutti, Sorgete [7:58]
6. Credo in Un Dio Crudel [4:38]
7. Amaro Sol Per Te [4:37]
8. Vissi D'Arte [2:53]
9. Del Sultano Amuratte . . . Io Son I'Umile Ancella [4:09]
10. Voi Lo Sapete [3:24]
11. Suicidio! [4:07]
12. Pardonnez-Moi, Dieu De Toute Puissance [8:19]
13. Les Tringles Des Sistres Tintaient [3:02]
14. Votre Toast [4:26]
15. Si Tu M'Aimes [1:26]
16. May I hve Your Ear for Moment? [7:40]
17. What A Lovely Rendezvous [7:27]
18. Naqui All'Affanno . . . Non Più Mesta [5:28]
19. Là Ci Darem La Mano [3:02]
20. Ah, Fors'è Lui . . . Sempre Libera [6:06]
21. O Tu Che in Seno [3:20]
22. Solenne in Quest'ora [4:12]
23. Qui V'Ha Un Ritratto . . .Egli È Salvo [1:56]
24. Pace, Pace, Mio Dio [5:21]
25. Tacea La Notte . . . Di Tale Amor [5:57]
26. Ecco: Respiro Appena . . . Io Son I'Umile Ancella [2:59]
27. Closing Credits [:36]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Program
   Chapter Selections
      Birgit Nilsson
      George London
      Franco Corelli & Lisa Della Casa
      Renata Tebaldi
      Giuseppe Di Stefano & Teresa Stratas
      Regina Resnik & Robert Merrill
      Nicolai Gedda & Giorgio Tozzi
      Phyllis Curtin, Nicolai Gedda, & Theodor Uppman
      Teresa Berganza
      Anna Moffo & George London
      Anna Moffo
      Richard Tucker & Robert Merrill
      Leontyne Price
   Special Features
      Birgit Nilsson
      Leontyne Price
      Renata Tebaldi
   Contact VAI
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