Adventures of Don Quixote 1933
Scott Raines

Fifteen years ago, it took several years to track down the Video of this movie. Now it is available on DVD. This movie is unique in the fact that it produced two song cycles by two significant composers where they composed cycles for the same project and the same artist. The project was this movie Adventures of Don Quixote, the composers were Maurice Ravel and Jacque Ibert and the artist was Feodor Chaliapin. This movie presents a rare opportunity to see and hear one of Opera’s great basses of the early 20th century perform. Chaliapin sang live in the movie and did not lip-sync.

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