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Voice Of Firestone - Richard Tucker In Opera & Song

Tucker,Richard / (B&w)
Release Date: 04/29/2008 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2435  
Composer:  Idabelle FirestoneMoyers,Giuseppe VerdiVictor Herbert,   ... 
Performer:  Richard Tucker
Conductor:  Howard BarlowEmerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 0 Hours 36 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

For more than thirty years, The Voice of Firestone brought the world’s greatest artists into the homes of music lovers. Now, through a special arrangement with the New England Conservatory in Boston, Kultur is proud to make these rare telecasts available.

American tenor Richard Tucker was gifted with a bright, ringing tone, which he wedded to a technique so secure that in performance he could sing with the utmost abandon. Tucker died suddenly in 1975, just days before he was to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of his Metropolitan Opera debut. During those years, Tucker had sung nearly every important spinto and dramatic tenor role in the repertoire, combining his passionate emotionalism with scrupulous musicianship to
Read more create a great number of unforgettable portrayals.

Region: All
Running Time: 36 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: B&W
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Works on This Recording

1.
If I could tell you by Idabelle Firestone
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1957 
2.
Song of Songs by Moyers,
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Date of Recording: 01/27/1957 
3.
Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/27/1957 
4.
Princess Pat: Neapolitan Love Song by Victor Herbert
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Date of Recording: 01/27/1957 
5.
Student Prince: Excerpt(s) by Sigmund Romberg
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1959 
6.
Carmen: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée "Flower song" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1959 
7.
America the Beautiful by Samuel Augustus Ward
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1959 
8.
Around the World in 80 Days: Around the World by Victor Young
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1959 
9.
I Pagliacci: Recitar!...Vesti la giubba by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Howard Barlow
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 06/01/1959 
10.
Rigoletto: Questa o quella by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/03/1963 
11.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Richard Tucker (Tenor)
Conductor:  Emerson Buckley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Voice of Firestone Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/03/1963 

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