COSI FAN TUTTE Scenes: Curtin; THE IMPRESARIO Steber (DVD)
Processing...

COSI FAN TUTTE Scenes: Curtin; THE IMPRESARIO Steber (DVD)

Code: 4385

$19.95

Normally: $29.95


Qty

Product Description

•••••

Vintage English-language productions (1956/1961) of two classic Mozart comedies. The singers include Eleanor Steber, Phyllis Curtin, Jacquelynne Moody, Kenneth Smith, David Lloyd, John Kuhn, and others.
B&W, 53 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Mozart
THE IMPRESARIO
Sung in English and German

Cast:
Madame Warblewell - Eleanor Steber
Madame Heartmelt - Jacquelynne Moody
The Impresario - John Kuhn

Orchestra conducted by Arnold Gamson
(1961)

Introduction & Overture
Dialogue: “I’m tossed about by my tempestuous fate” (Madame Heartmelt, Impresario)
Aria: “Da schlägt die Abschiedsstunde” (Madame Heartmelt)
Dialogue: “Apollo gave you that voice” (Impresario, Madame Heartmelt, Madame Warblewell)
Aria: “Bester Jüngling! Mit Entzücken” (Madame Warblewell)
Dialogue: “I’m charmed! I’m ravished! I’m transported” (Impresario, Madame Heartmelt, Madame Warblewell)
Trio: “No singer can compare with me” (Madame Warblewell, Madame Heartmelt, Impresario)
Dialogue: “Now ladies…” (Impresario, Madame Heartmelt, Madame Warblewell)
Trio: “All true artists” (Madame Warblewell, Madame Heartmelt, Impresario)

*****

Mozart
COSI FAN TUTTE
Scenes from Act I
Sung in English

Cast:
Fiordiligi - Phyllis Curtin
Dorabella - Jane Hobson
Ferrando - David Lloyd
Guglielmo - Mac Morgan
Don Alfonso - Kenneth Smith

Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Schauzer
(1956)

Introduction
Trio: “To doubt Dorabella is simply absurd” (Ferrando, Guglielmo, Don Alfonso)
Recitative: Choose your weapon (Guglielmo, Don Alfonso, Ferrando)
Trio: “Woman’s fame as Faith and Constancy” (Don Alfonso, Ferrando, Guglielmo)
Recitative: “Theoretical nonsense!” (Ferrando, Guglielmo, Don Alfonso)
Trio: “I shall serenade my Goddess” (Ferrando, Guglielmo, Don Alfonso)
Duet: “See here, Dorabella” (Fiordiligi, Dorabella)
Recitative: “But, where in the world are our two sweethearts?” (Dorabella, Fiordiligi, Don Alfonso)
Quintet: “All is over, the blow has fallen” (Guglielmo, Ferrando, Don Alfonso, Fiordiligi, Dorabella)
Recitative: “My friends, it’s time you started” (Don Alfonso, Ferrando, Guglielmo, Fiordiligi, Dorabella)
Quintet: “Be sure to write me daily” (Fiordiligi, Dorabella, Don Alfonso, Ferrando, Guglielmo)
Recitative: “Are they really gone?” (Dorabella, Don Alfonso, Fiordiligi)
Trio: “May breezes blow lightly” (Fiordiligi, Dorabella, Don Alfonso)
Recitative: “I have a flair for comedy” (Don Alfonso)