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selected opera acts,
opera preludes/overtures


compilations or telecasts
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Connecticut Yankee (Rodgers & Hart)
starring Eddie Albert

An Old Fashioned Christmas
Bell Telephone Hour, 1959-1966


New Year’s Concert, 2011
- From the Teatro La Fenice
with Daniel Harding


New Year Concert, 2010
-From the Teatro La Fenice
with Sir John Elliot Gardner


New Year's Concert 2009
-From the Teatro La Fenice
Georges Prêtre

New Year Concert 2008
- From the Teatro La Fenice

Roberto Abbado


Mireille (Abridged)
- & Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 2)

Alarie, Simoneau, Savoie,
Chiocchio, Dulude, Harbour,
Rouleau. Danco, Savoie, Jeanotte.

Harold Arlen:
- An All-Star Tribute

Cole Porter - All Star Tribute
Ethel Merman, John Raitt,
Martha Wright, Gretchen Wyler,
Peter Nero, and Jillana

Bell Telephone Hour!
Great Stars of Opera
- Vol 1, 2 & 3

Producers' Showcase:
Festival of Music, Vol 1 & 2

Great Singers of Russia Vol 1
"Chaliapin to Reizen"
Great Singers of Russia Vol 2
"Petrov to Kazarnovskaya"

Sherrill Milnes - All-Star Gala

Domingo, Freni, Miguenes,
Milnes, Schreier

by artist last name:

Anderson,
Marian
A Portrait in Music

Bergonzi, Carlo
In Concert

Britten
, Benjamin
Rehearsal & Performance
with Peter Pears


Bumbry, Grace
Art of Grace Bumbry
in Concert

Caballé, Montserrat
In Concert
In Recital, plus Norma Act 1
In Recital (1983)

Cook
, Barbara
Bell Telephone Appearances

Curtin,
Phyllis
Cosí fan Tutte, Act 1

Del Monaco, Mario
Scenes: Carmen and Pagliacci

De Los Angeles
, Victoria
Glory of Spain
with McGill Chamber Orchestra

Di Stefano,
G
iuseppe
La Voce del Cuore


Drake,
Alfred
Kiss Me, Kate

Farrell
, Eileen
American Prima Donna

Freni, Mirrela
with Cesare Siepi in Concert

Gray, Dolores
Bell Telephone Hour

Henderson
, Florence
First Ladies of Broadway
Bell Telephone Hour

Horne
, Marilyn
Berlioz: Les Nuits díÉté
In Recital - Milan, 1981
in Concert

Hvorostovsky, Dimitri
Songs of the Russian War Years
In Concert

Jackson, Mahalia
TV from 1957 to 1962

Janowitz,
Gundula
in Recital

Jones
, Gwyneth
In Concert

Jones, Shirley
First Ladies of Broadway
Bell Telephone Hour

Kraus,
Alfredo
Live in Salzburg

In Recital

Larmore,
Jennifer
In Performance

Lawrence, Carol
Bell Telephone Hour

London
, George
A Tribute

Lenya, Lotte
Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill

Lorengar, Pilar
In Recital

May
, Gisela
Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill

Martin
, Mary
& Merman, Ethel
Ford's 50th Anniversary

Milnes, Sherrill
An All Star Gala

Moffo, Anna
A Tribute

Morison,
Patricia
Kiss Me, Kate

Nikolaidi
, Elena
In Recital

Nilsson, Birgit
Bell Telephone Hour

Oberlin
, Russell
America's Legendary
Countertenor

Olivero,
Magda
Songs and Arias

Pavarotti, Luciano
The 1984 Bari Recital

Pears, Peter
Britten in Rehearsal
& Performance


Price, Leontyne
Art of
Christmas With

Quilico, Louis
Concerto Italiano
A Portrait (w/ Tebaldi)

Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth
A Viennese Evening

Scotto, Renata
In Budapest

Siepi
, Cesare
with Mirrela Freni in Concert

Souzay
, Gérard
The Art of Vols. 1 & 2

Steber, Eleanor
Cosí fan Tutte, Act 1

Sutherland, Joan
Complete Bell Telephone
The Art of Joan Sutherland

Tebaldi, Renata
Concerto Italiano
A Portrait

Te Kanawa, Kiri
An Evening with

Vickers, Jon
Four Operatic Portraits
Vickers & Böhm
Early TV Appearances

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Carol Lawrence - Bell Telephone Hour (1960-1967)
VAI DVD 4346, $29.95

Carol Lawrence is one of the shining stars of the entertainment world. From New Faces of 1952 to the landmark role of Maria in the original company of West Side Story, to her brilliant cabaret career and extensive television appearances, Ms. Lawrence has demonstrated an incomparable versatility and charisma. Her performances on the Bell Telephone Hour, issued for the first time here, display the full range of her talents as a singer and dancer. Highlights include selections from West Side Story with her original co-star, Larry Kert, and segments with stage and screen luminaries Robert Goulet, Howard Keel, and Matt Mattox. As a bonus, we have included an exclusive 2004 interview in which Carol Lawrence talks about her childhood, dance training, illustrious colleagues, and career. Main program: 52 min.; Bonus interview: 48 min. Color

BROADWAY CLASSICS

Telecast of February 3, 1961/ with Kelly Brown
2. Valentine Medley:
     a) “I Feel Pretty” from West Side Story (Bernstein/Sondheim)
     b) “Love is a Simple Thing” (Carroll/Siegel)
     c) “Love is a Many-Splendored Thing” (Fain/Webster)

T
elecast of February 16, 1962
3. “Someone to Watch Over Me” from Oh, Kay! (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
4. “Something’s Coming” from West Side Story (Bernstein/Sondheim)

Telecast of March 24, 1964/ with Matt Mattox
5. “I’d Do Anything” from Oliver (Bart)
6. “Is It Really Me?” from 110 in the Shade (Schmidt/Jones)
7. “Everybody Loves to Take a Bow” from Hazel Flagg (Styne/Hilliard)

PICNIC IN THE PARK
Telecast of March 11, 1960 / with Howard Keel and Eddie Hodges
8. “It’s a Most Unusual Day” (Adamson/ McHugh)
9. “Have You Met Miss Jones” (Rodgers/Hart)
10. “Let’s Be Buddies” (Porter)
11. “Almost Like Being In Love” (Lerner/Loewe)
12. “Lazy Afternoon” from The Golden Apple (Latouche/Moross)
13. “Isn’t This a Lovely Day (To Be Caught in the Rain)?” (Berlin)

TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY MEDLEY
Telecast of February 3, 1961
14. “Shine On Harvest Moon” (Bayes/Norworth)
15. “I Don’t Care” (Sutton/Lenox)
16. “Because You’re You” from The Red Mill (Herbert/Blossom)

LET’S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL
Telecast of June 30, 1964/ with Robert Goulet
17. “That Old Feeling” (Fain/Brown)
18. “Let’s Get Away >From It All” (Adair/Dennis)
19. “The Very Thought Of You” (Noble)
20. “Row Row Row” (Jerome/Monaco)
21. “Paddlin’ Madeline Home” from Sunny (Woods)

SHALL WE DANCE
Telecast of May 11, 1965 / with Bill Hayes and Matt Mattox
22. “Tea For Two” from No, No, Nanette (Youmans/Caesar)
23. “Shall We Dance” (G. Gershwin/I. Gershwin)
24. “The Continental” (Conrad/Magidson)

Telecast of March 13, 1963/ with Matt Mattox
25. Strauss Waltzes

SCENES FROM WEST SIDE STORY (Bernstein/Sondheim)
September 22, 1967/ with Larry Kert
26. “Tony and Maria” (Choreography by Jerome Robbins)
27. “Maria”
28. “Tonight”

CAROL LAWRENCE
The Bell Telephone Hour Orchestra & Chorus
Donald Voorhees, conductor

BONUS: Carol Lawrence in conversation with Ernest Gilbert (2004)

A Production of Henry Jaffe Enterprises, Inc.
©2005 Jaffe Partners Limited Partnership (All Rights Reserved)
Telecasts originally produced for the Bell Telephone Hour television series

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