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Baritone Robert Merrill "In Opera & Song: Firestone" (B&W) (broadcasts from 1955-1959) [DVD]

Album Summary

>Firestone, Idabelle : If I could tell you
>Weill, Kurt : Knickerbocker Holiday
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Lehár, Franz : Das Land des Lachelns
>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Mattinata
>Curtis, Ernesto De : Torna a Surriento
>Jurmann, Walter : Cosi Cosa
>Speaks, Oley : Sylvia
>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera
>Thomas, Ambroise : Hamlet
>Warren, Harry : Dames
>Loewe, Frederick : My Fair Lady
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore
>Herbert, Victor : The Red Mill
>Firestone, Idabelle : In My Garden
Performer Composers

Notes & Reviews:

American baritone Robert Merrill is one of a handful of opera singers whose performances and recordings provide the very definition of what one regards a "great singing." Over a long and illustrious career, Merrill's pure, mellow tone, produced without effort, yet possessing great power and richness, has thrilled audiences throughout the world. His numerous appearances on The Voice of Firestone telecasts attest to the consistency of his singing, and the charismatic personality which made Robert Merrill one of this country's most celebrated artists.

American baritone Robert Merrill is one of a handful of opera singers whose performances and recordings provide the very definition of what one regards a 'great singing'. Over a long and illustrious career, Merrill's pure, mellow tone, produced without effort, yet possessing great power and richness, has thrilled audiences throughout the world. His numerous appearances on The Voice of Firestone telecasts from 1955 to 1963 attest to the consistency of his singing, and the charismatic personality which made Robert Merrill one of this country's most celebrated artists.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 105 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, B&W
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Country of Origin: USA



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Works Details

>Firestone, Idabelle : If I could tell you
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1940

>Weill, Kurt : Knickerbocker Holiday :: September Song
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1938

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: Toreador Song
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948) : Das Land des Lächelns :: Dein ist mein ganzes Herz
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1929

>Rossini, Gioachino : Il barbiere di Siviglia :: Largo al factotum
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1816

>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Mattinata
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1904

>Curtis, Ernesto De : Torna a Surriento
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal

>Jurmann, Walter : Cosi Cosa
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern

>Speaks, Oley : Sylvia
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1914

>Leoncavallo, Ruggero : Pagliacci, opera :: Prologue
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1892

>Thomas, Ambroise : Hamlet :: Drinking Song
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1868

>Warren, Harry : Dames :: I only have eyes for you
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1934

>Loewe, Frederick : My Fair Lady :: On the street where you live
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1956

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore :: Il balen del suo sorriso
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1853

>Herbert, Victor : The Red Mill :: For every day is ladies' day with me
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 1906

>Firestone, Idabelle : In My Garden
  • Performer: Robert Merrill (Baritone)
  • Period Time: Modern