This stunningly packaged, definitive box set, ‘John McCormack, Icon Of An Age’, explores his life and remarkable career.
• “The People’s Tenor” a DVD documentary that charts his meteoric rise to fame from humble beginnings in Athlone, Ireland.
• A book featuring for the first time ever, unpublished letters by McCormack.
• Two CD’s containing the best from his recording legacy are also included one features opera, lieder, oratorio & art songs, the other features popular songs & Irish ballads
• Four unpublished recordings by John McCormack were recently discovered and they are being made available to the public in this box set for the very first time. There are also five unpublished recordings by his children Cyril and Gwen.
• And finally, a fourth CD, “Golden Voices” is included with recordings by contemporaries of McCormack who he admired, worked with, or mentioned in his letters. Such as Nellie Melba, Caruso etc.
The Definitive Collection 4 Cd’s – 1 Documentary DVD – 100 Page Book
*Essentialirish.com - Highly Recommended gift. Cost €24.95
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Clips from the CD may be viewed at the following link........ http://www.youtube.com/user/JMCTV