Aida's brothers & sisters : black voices in opera /

Presents the history and current situation of African-American opera singers in America. Combines rare and contemporary footage of some of the greatest performers of the century and includes interviews with many notable black singers as well as opera company directors and critics.

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Varying form of title:Subtitle on disc label: Black voices in opera and concert.
Other Authors / Creators:Story, Rosalyn M., narrator.
Schmidt-Garre, Jan, director.
Schroeder, Marieke, director.
Bumbry, Grace, 1937-2023, singer, narrator.
Allen, Betty, 1927-2009, singer, narrator.
Verrett, Shirley, singer, narrator.
Hendricks, Barbara, singer, narrator.
Estes, Simon, narrator.
Grist, Reri, singer.
McFerrin, Bobby, singer.
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993, singer.
Battle, Kathleen, singer.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976, singer.
Price, Leontyne, singer.
Norman, Jessye, singer.
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Pars Media (Firm), producer.
DRSfilm (Firm), producer.
Arthaus Musik (Firm)
Participants:Grace Bumbry, Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, Shirley Verrett, Leontyne Price, Betty Allen, Barbara Hendricks, Simon Estes, Reri Grist, Jessye Norman, Kathleen Battle, Bobby McFerrin, featured singers ; Götz Friedrich, Edward Said, commentators ; Rosalyn Story, narrator.
Format: DVD
Language notes:Sung in English, French, Italian; dialogs in English with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
Imprint: [Halle/Saale] : Arthaus Musik, [2009]

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Call Number: DVD C Z9 A43 2009
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