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selected opera acts,
opera preludes/overtures


compilations or telecasts
starring various artists
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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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Kiss Me, Kate (Cole Porter)
VAI DVD 4535 $29.95

Never before available! Original Broadway stars Alfred Drake and Patricia Morison recreate their roles in this legendary 1958 television production of Cole Porter’s most beloved musical. Also starring Julie Wilson, Bill Hayes, Jack Klugman, and Harvey Lembeck. Produced and Directed by George Schaefer. Musical Director: Franz Allers. Choreography by Ernest Flatt. Black & white, mono, 4:3, 78 min., All regions.

“The 1958 *Kiss Me, Kate* [VAI], starring Alfred Drake and Patricia Morison, is altogether pretty wonderful.”

  -Steven Suskin “Playbill.com”Z

"There is no musical comedy fan alive who won't salivate over this DVD. Purchase it immediately and return to those thrilling days of yesteryear when style, glamour, and talent were paramount. You won't be disappointed."

- Alan W. Petrucelli The Entertainment Report

 

KISS ME KATE
Book by Sam and Bella Spewack
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter

Cast:
Fred Graham (Petruchio): Alfred Drake
Lilli Vanessi (Kate): Patricia Morison
Lois Lane (Bianca): Julie Wilson
Bill Calhoun (Lucentio): Bill Hayes
1st Gunman: Harvey Lembeck
2nd Gunman: Jack Klugman
Harrison Howell: Paul McGrath
Harry Trevor (Baptista): Robinson Stone
Gromio: Lee Cass
Hortensio: Jerry Duane
Hattie: Eva Jessye
Ralph: Lee Richardson
Paul: Lorenzo Fuller

Musical Director: Franz Allers
Originally telecast November 20, 1958

 

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