If I Were a Rich Man

If I Were a Rich Man

Director: Larry Peerce, Peter Rosen Cast: Isaac Stern

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If I Were a Rich Man

This profile of American tenor Jan Peerce traces the steps of the vocalist's life and career, beginning with his youth in New York's Lower East Side, and following his upward trajectory as one of the most loved and respected voices in opera. The documentary features rare footage of Peerce, as well as commentary and analysis by experts like violinist Isaac Stern.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/22/2011
UPC: 0880242583284
Original Release: 1990
Source: Euroarts
Region Code: 0
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 0:59:00

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Disc #1 -- If I Were a Rich Man
1. Introduction [3:42]
2. 'Jan Peerce's Mother and Father' [4:34]
3. 'Jan Had His First Chance to Sing' [6:56]
4. 'Seventy Years After His Debut' [6:19]
5. 'Jan Was Contracted to Appear' [6:24]
6. 'One of the Most Beautiful, Popular Melodies' [6:40]
7. 'This Aria Frim La Traviata' [5:49]
8. 'Television Brought the Tenor' [3:44]
9. 'In the Biblical Town of Beersheba' [6:18]
10. 'Jan Peerce Sang Three More Concerts in Moscow' [6:24]
11. Credits [1:23]

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