films, comedy, etc.

A Connecticut Yankee
(Rodgers & Hart) starring
Eddy Albert

Alfred Drake and Patricia Morison
Kiss Me, Kate


Florence Foster Jenkins
A World of Her Own

Carmen (1915 film)
starring Geraldine Farrar
Directed by Cecil B. DeMille

Don Quixote
Feodor Chaliapin

8th Van Cliburn Competition
Here to Make Music

Lotte Lehmann:
Master Class: Opera
Master Class: Lieder

- First Family of the Piano

Anna Russell:
First Farewell Concert
Crown Princess of Comedy

The Great Waltz
Munsel, Novotna

The Mikado
D’Oyly Carte

Naughty Marietta
Munsel, Drake

Glory of Spain
De Los Angeles,
De Laroccha, Segovia

La Gran Scena
Opera parodies by the
hilarious all-male troupe
Vera: Life of a Diva
Vera Galupe-Borszkh looks back
Vera Galupe Borszkh in Recital
produced by the founder of
La Gran Scena Opera Company!

PDQ Bach, Abduction of Figaro
Peter Schickele's zany comedy

What The Universe Tells Me

A Film About
Mahler's Third Symphony
- narrated by Stockard Channing

The Lovers' Exile (Chikamatsu)

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Anna Russell: Crown Princess of Musical Parody: TV Appearances 1964, '67, '77
VAI DVD 4340, $29.95

Dubbed “The crown princess of musical parody” by Time Magazine, Anna Russell leaves no musical icon unscathed in this uproarious collection. VAI's previous Anna Russell video, Anna Russell - The (First) Farewell Concert, has been a performing arts best-seller for more than a decade. Now VAI restocks the laughs with this hilarious sequel from the archives of the CBC and Creative Arts Television. Includes one of her earliest television appearances (1964) as well as a fascinating interview in which Miss Russell discusses her life and career. 75 minutes, Color/Black & White.

Part One (1964)

The Ellis Island Summer Festival
The Madrigal Singers
The Lieder Singer
The Folk Singer
The Chanteuse
A Russian Singer
The Popular Song
The Christmas Song
I'd Be a Red Hot Mama

Part Two (1976)

Wind Instruments I Have Known
A Lecture on the French Horn
An Address by the President of the Women's Festival Committee

Part Three (1977)



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