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Heavenly Voices: Legacy Of Farinelli

Cencic / Jaroussky / Tomasini / Daniels
Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 101689  
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 15 Mins. 

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HEAVENLY VOICES
The Legacy of Farinelli

A film by Gino Pennacchi and Alessandro Scillitani

narrated by:
Max Emanuel Cencic
Philippe Jaroussky
Ernesto Tomasini
and others also featuring
David Daniels
Andreas Scholl
Daniel Behle
and many more

Heavenly Voices tells the story of the castrato phenomenon, and how the most gifted amongst these singers rose to international stardom. Names like Farinelli, Senesino, Caffarelli and Carestini come to mind, to name but the most famous ones, who enjoyed great popularity during the time of the great poet and librettist Metastasio and the opera seria.

Max Emanuel Cencic and Philippe
Read more Jaroussky, two of today's singing stars, take us back in time and talk about operatic entertainment in the Baroque Age. This is illustrated by paintings and prints from the time as well as major performances of today. In this film, many countertenors are featured in famous roles and in interviews, amongst them Jochen Kowalski, Andreas Scholl, David Daniels, Daniel Behle and Valer Barna-Sabadus.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Korean
Running time: 75 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 Heavenly Voices tells the story of the castrato phenomenon, and how the most gifted amongst these singers rose to international stardom. Names like Farinelli, Senesino, Caffarelli and Carestini come to mind, to name but the most famous ones, who enjoyed great popularity during the time of the great poet and librettist Metastasio and the opera seria. Max Emanuel Cencic and Philippe Jaroussky, two of today´s singing stars, take us back in time and talk about operatic entertainment in the Baroque Age. This is illustrated by paintings and prints from the time as well as major performances of today. In this film, many countertenors are featured in famous roles and in interviews, amongst them Jochen Kowalski, Andreas Scholl, David Daniels, Daniel Behle and Valer Barna-Sabadus.
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