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Title LinkAida’s brothers & sisters [videorecording] : black voices in opera / a film by Jan Schmidt-Garre and Marieke Schroeder ; director, Jan Schmidt-Garre, Marieke Schroeder ; a production of Pars Media, BR, SWR, WDR and Thirteen/WNET New York in cooperation with DRS, TSR, NRK, and YLE.
Variant Title Aida’s brothers and sisters
Subtitle on disc label: Black voices in opera and concert
Imprint [Halle/Saale] : Arthaus Musik, [2009].
Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) :  sd., col. with b&w sequences ;  4 3/4 in.
Type of Material Video Recording Book
Language eng fre ita eng fre ger ita jpn spa
Language Note Sung in English, French, Italian; dialogs in English with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.
Performer Note Grace Bumbry, Marian Anderson, Paul Robeson, Shirley Verrett, Leontyne Price, Betty Allen, Barbara Hendricks, Simon Estes, Reri Grist, Jessye Norman, Kathleen Battle, Bobby McFerrin, members of Opera Ebony, featured singers ; Götz Friedrich, Edward Said, commentators ; Rosalyn Story, narrator.
Date/Time Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Summary 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.
Subject LinkAfrican American singers -- Biography.
LinkSingers -- United States -- Biography.
LinkRacism and the arts -- United States.
LinkFeature films.
Subject LinkDVD videodiscs.
Subject LinkDocumentary films.
LinkBiographical films.
LinkFilmed performances.
LinkConcert films.
LinkNonfiction films.
Add.Author LinkStory, Rosalyn M.
LinkSchmidt-Garre, Jan.
LinkSchroeder, Marieke.
LinkBumbry, Grace, 1937-
LinkAllen, Betty, 1927-2009.
LinkVerrett, Shirley.
LinkHendricks, Barbara.
LinkEstes, Simon.
LinkGrist, Reri.
LinkMcFerrin, Bobby.
LinkAnderson, Marian, 1897-1993.
LinkBattle, Kathleen.
LinkRobeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
LinkPrice, Leontyne.
LinkNorman, Jessye.
LinkFriedrich, Götz.
LinkSaid, Edward W.
Add.Author LinkOpera Ebony.
LinkPars Media (Firm)
LinkBayerischer Rundfunk.
LinkSüdwestrundfunk (Germany)
LinkWestdeutscher Rundfunk.
LinkWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
LinkDRSfilm (Firm)
LinkRadio-télévision suisse romande.
LinkNorsk rikskringkasting.
LinkYleisradio Oy.
LinkArthaus Musik (Firm)

System Number 000663339

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