Russell Oberlin: America's Legendary Countertenor (DVD)

Russell Oberlin: America's Legendary Countertenor (DVD)

Code: 4305



Product Description


The renowned countertenor displays his art in two television recitals from the early 1960s. Repertoire includes early music, Handel arias, German Lieder, and Oberon's aria from Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. As a bonus feature, the DVD includes a fascinating interview with Mr. Oberlin produced especially for this release.
B&W, 57 minutes [Bonus: Color, 22 minutes], 4:3, All regions

Camera Three Telecast (1962)
St. Godric: Four Songs
Handel: RODELINDA - Pompe vane di morte... Dove sei; Vivi, tiranno
Britten: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM - I know a bank where the wild thyme grows

Russell Oberlin, countertenor

Radio-Canada Telecast (1961)
Purcell: Music for a while
A. Scarlatti: Pensierei
Wolf: Ach kleine Dinge; Ach, im Maien war's; Verschwiegene Liebe
Schumann: Sängers Trost; Meine Rose; Ihre Stimme

Russell Oberlin, countertenor
Douglas Williams, piano and harpsichord