Video — 4 videocassettes (300 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
v. 1. Enrico Caruso ; Beniamino Gigli ; Tito Schipa
v. 2. Richard Tauber ; Leo Slezak ; Joseph Schmidt
v. 3. Jussi Björling ; Lauritz Melchior ; Helge Rosvaenge
Georges Thill ; Ivan Kozlovsky ; The Gramophone.
The great tenors of the 78 era are introduced and analyzed artistically and historically in this 12-part video series. Each episode contains conversations with the tenors' family and friends, as well as discussions with contemporary singers and teachers. Each episode contains numerous musical examples as well as an analysis of a representative full-length recording by the artist in focus.