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Tenor Titans (DVD)

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Label: VAI

Cat No: DVDVAI4589

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 6th January 2017

Contents

Works

Donizetti, Gaetano

L'Elisir d'Amore
» Una furtiva lagrima

Gounod, Charles

Faust
» Final scene

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

Pagliacci
» Finale
» No! Pagliaccio non son!

Massenet, Jules

Manon
» Saint Sulpice scene

Puccini, Giacomo

La Boheme
» Finale (Act 1)
Tosca
» Amaro sol per te m'era il morire
» E lucevan le stelle (Act 3)

Secunda, Sholom

Passover Medley

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Gia i sacerdoti ...Misero appien mi festi
La forza del destino
» Solenne in quest'ora
Otello
» Ora e per sempre addio ...si pel ciel
Un ballo in maschera
» Teco io sto

Artists

Jussi Bjorling (tenor)
Franco Corelli (tenor)
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
James McCracken (tenor)
Richard Tucker (tenor)
Jon Vickers (tenor)

Works

Donizetti, Gaetano

L'Elisir d'Amore
» Una furtiva lagrima

Gounod, Charles

Faust
» Final scene

Leoncavallo, Ruggiero

Pagliacci
» Finale
» No! Pagliaccio non son!

Massenet, Jules

Manon
» Saint Sulpice scene

Puccini, Giacomo

La Boheme
» Finale (Act 1)
Tosca
» Amaro sol per te m'era il morire
» E lucevan le stelle (Act 3)

Secunda, Sholom

Passover Medley

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
» Gia i sacerdoti ...Misero appien mi festi
La forza del destino
» Solenne in quest'ora
Otello
» Ora e per sempre addio ...si pel ciel
Un ballo in maschera
» Teco io sto

Artists

Jussi Bjorling (tenor)
Franco Corelli (tenor)
Giuseppe Di Stefano (tenor)
Nicolai Gedda (tenor)
James McCracken (tenor)
Richard Tucker (tenor)
Jon Vickers (tenor)

About

A collection of live television performances by some of the most celebrated tenors of the twentieth century: Jussi Björling, Franco Corelli, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Nicolai Gedda, James McCracken, Richard Tucker, and Jon Vickers. Featuring arias, duets and scenes from La Bohème, Tosca, Aida, Faust, and more. Featuring Renata Tebaldi, Giulietta Simionato, Teresa Stratas, Robert Merrill, Lucine Amara, and others. DVD includes bonus performances: “Una furtiva lagrima” sung by Rolf Björling (son of Jussi), and a Passover Medley sung by Richard Tucker. The bonus performances and the Faust Trio (Gedda, Amara, Hines) have never before been available in any format.

DVD - Black & white / Colour
Aspect ratio: 4:3
NTSC (Playable all regions)
Optional English subtitles
Running time: 94 minutes (including extras)

Contents:

Jussi Björling
Puccini - La bohème: Act I Finale (1956)
- with Renata Tebaldi (soprano)

Giuseppe Di Stefano
Massenet - Manon: St. Sulpice Scene (1963)
- with Teresa Stratas (soprano)

Richard Tucker
Verdi - La forza del destino: Solenne in quest’ora (1965)
- with Robert Merrill (baritone)
Leoncavallo - Pagliacci: No, Pagliaccio non son and Finale (1965)
- with Lucine Amara (soprano)

Franco Corelli
Puccini - Tosca: E lucevan le stelle … Amaro sol per te (1962)
- with Lisa Della Casa (soprano)
Verdi - Un ballo in maschera: Teco io sto! (1964)
- with Régine Crespin (soprano)

Jon Vickers
Verdi - Aida: Già i sacerdoti adunansi (1964)
- with Giulietta Simionato (mezzo-soprano)

James McCracken
Verdi - Otello: Act II Finale (1964)
- with Robert Merrill (baritone

Nicolai Gedda
Gounod - Faust: Final Scene (1960)
 -with Lucine Amara (soprano) and Jerome Hines (bass)

Bonus performances:

Rolf Björling
Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore: Una furtiva lagrima (1964)

Richard Tucker 
arr. Secunda - Passover Medley (1965)
- with the Sholom Secunda Chorale

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