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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf sings The Merry Widow (
Seeded by audioman on 11 Jun 2008
Author: vaimusic Elisabeth Schwarzkopf sings "Vilja" from The Merry Widow (Lehar) (excerpt) From: VAI DVD 4390 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf: A Viennese Evening For many vocal connoisseurs, Dame Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915-2006) represents the pinnacle of imagination, intelligence, and musicianship. This rare 1963 Radio-Canada telecast of an all-Viennese concert she performed with her colleague and friend Willi Boskovsky (1909-1991) provides visible and audible proof of that claim. Booklet includes a reminiscence of Dame Elisabeth by Charles Scribner III. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, and Italian. B&W, 49 min. TO PURCHASE THE COMPLETE DVD, PLEASE VISIT OR CALL TOLL-FREE IN THE US 1 (800) 477-7146 (OUTSIDE OF THE US, CALL 914-769-3691).