Jessye Norman: Singer

United Kingdom, 1986

Film
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The full range and diversity of Jessye Norman’s singing is captured on film at performances in London, Paris and New York. Examples of these performances shown are the role of Ariadne in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, and the lament from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas. Jessye also comments on her cultural roots and evolution as a singer.

Credits

co-director

Cathy Palmer

Harvey Kass

production company

BBC-TV

Arts Council of Great Britain

Duration

01:14:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

35133

Language

English

Subject categories

Music & Performing Arts → Norman, Jessye

Music & Performing Arts → Operas

Music & Performing Arts → Singing

People → Norman, Jessye

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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