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The Anna Russell Album


Release Date: 07/26/1991 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 47252   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna RussellJohn CoveartHarry Dworkin
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This set of timeless routines from the inimitable comedienne of classical music, Anna Russell, includes her signature -- and singularly hilarious -- analysis of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelungs. This set of timeless routines from the inimitable comedienne of classical music, Anna Russell, includes her signature -- and singularly hilarious -- analysis of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelungs. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Inroduction to the Concert by Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna Russell (Voice), John Coveart (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/23/1953 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
2.
How to Write Your Own Gilbert & Sullivan Opera by Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna Russell (Voice), John Coveart (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/23/1953 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
3.
La Cantatrice Squelante: Canto dolciamente pipo by Anna Russell
Performer:  Harry Dworkin (Piano), Anna Russell (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
4.
I Love the Spring by Anna Russell
Performer:  Harry Dworkin (Piano), Anna Russell (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
5.
Da, Nyet, Da, Nyet by Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna Russell (Voice), Harry Dworkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
6.
The Prince of Philadelphia: Ah Lover! by Anna Russell
Performer:  Harry Dworkin (Piano), Anna Russell (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
7.
Schlumph; Je n'ai pas la Plume da Ma Tante by Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna Russell (Voice), Harry Dworkin (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
8.
Schreechenrauf by Anna Russell
Performer:  Harry Dworkin (Piano), Anna Russell (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 01/13/1952 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 
9.
The Ring of Nibelungs - An analysis by Anna Russell
Performer:  Anna Russell (Piano), Anna Russell (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 04/23/1953 
Venue:  Live  Town Hall, New York City 

Sound Samples

Introduction to the Concert (By Women's Club President) (Live)
How to Write Your Own Gilbert and Sullivan Opera (Live)
Coloratura aria: Canto dolciamente pipo from the opera La Cantatrice Squelante (Live)
British - pure but dull: I Love the Spring (Live)
Russian folk song: Da, Nyet, Da, Nyet (Live)
For loud singers with no brains: Ah Lover! from the operetta The Prince of Philadelphia (Live)
For singers with tremendous artistry but no voice: Schlumph; Je n'ai pas la Plume de ma Tante (Live)
For the dramatic soprano: Schreechenrauf (Live)
The Ring of the Nibelungs (An analysis) (Live)

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