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Belcanto - The Tenors of the 78 Era

Caruso, Tauber, Melchior, Slezak, McComack, Schipa, Thill, Gigli, Rosvaenge, Joseph Schmidt, Kozlovsky, Jussi Björling

A documentary film series about the great tenors in the first half of the 20th century who served the ideal of beautiful singing. These great tenors are introduced and analysed musically and historically from critics, family and colleagues. An immensely valuable series endowed with artistic depth.

Awards
Chris Award and Special Mention at the festival "Classique en image" 1) Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) 2) The singing Robot 3) Tauber (1891-1948) 4) Melchior (1890-1973) 5) Slezak (1873-1946) 6) McComack (1884-1945) 7) Schipa (1889-1965) 8) Thill (1897-1984) 9) Gigli (1890-1957) 10) Rosvaenge (1897-1972) 11) Joseph Schmidt (1904-1942) 12) Kozlovsky (1900-1993) 13) Jussi Björling (1911-1960)

Facts

Prog. No.
5020
Music genre
Documentary
Length
30 mins
Director
Jan Schmidt-Garre
Producers
Pars Media
Production year
1996/97