Russell Oberlin: America's Legendary Countertenor

Russell Oberlin: America's Legendary Countertenor

Director:  Cast: Russell Oberlin

DVD (B&W)

Overview

Acclaimed American Countertenor Russell Oberlin offers a pair of memorable performances in this release featuring two broadcasts originally aired in 1961 and 1962 in addition to an extended interview with Oberlin. In a performance originally telecast on Camera Three in 1962, Oberlin performs works by St. Godric, Handel, and Britten. A second performance, originally telecast on Radio-Canada in 1961, Oberlin is accompanied by piano and harpsichordist Douglas Williams as he performs compositions by Purcell, A. Scarlatti, Wolf, and Schumann.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/25/2005
UPC: 0089948430599
Original Release: 2004
Rating: NR
Source: Video Artists Int'l
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [B&W]
Time: 1:19:00

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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [1:10]
2. St. Godric: Four Songs [4:08]
3. Handel: Rodelinda Dove Sei [8:20]
4. Handel: Rodelinda Vivi, Tiranno [2:34]
5. Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream I Know a Bank [1:49]
6. Introduction [2:40]
7. Purcell: Music for a While [2:00]
8. Scarlatti: Pensieri [3:11]
9. Wolf: [2:47]
10. Schumann: [:00]

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