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Eileen Farrell - An American Prima Donna

Farrell,Eileen
Release Date: 03/09/2004 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4272  
Composer:  Christoph W. GluckGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiGabriel Fauré,   ... 
Performer:  Eileen Farrell
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The magnificent voice of soprano Eileen Farrell in a program of songs and arias showcasing her artistic versatility. Arias from Aida, Madama Butterfly, La Forza del Destino, La Gioconda, the last two of which are staged and in costume; also, songs by Fauré, Poulenc, and Gershwin. Produced by the CBC, Montreal, this video is a welcome tribute to a singer whose operatic and classical interpretations are under-represented on recordings. (60 min., 1969, black & white) The magnificent voice of soprano Eileen Farrell in a program of songs and arias showcasing her artistic versatility. Arias from Aida, Madama Butterfly, La Forza del Destino, La Gioconda, the last two of which are staged and in costume; also, songs by Fauré, Poulenc, and Gershwin. Produced by the CBC, Montreal, this video is a welcome tribute to a singer whose operatic and classical interpretations are under-represented on recordings. (60 min., 1969, black & white) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Alceste: Divinités du Styx by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1767; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Madama Butterfly: Un bel dì vedremo by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
3.
Aida: Ritorna vincitor! by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
4.
Les berceaux, Op. 23 no 1 by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; France 
5.
Poèmes (2) d'Aragon: no 1, C by Francis Poulenc
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; France 
6.
La Gioconda: Nessun v'ha visto by Amilcare Ponchielli
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Italy 
7.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
8.
Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Performer:  Eileen Farrell (Soprano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 

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