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Fidelio [sound recording] / Beethoven.

Author/Creator:
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827.
Standardized Title:
Fidelio (1814)
Publication:
New York, N. Y. : Metropolitan Opera Historic Broadcast [Recordings] : RCA Records, p[c1978].
Series:
Metropolitan Opera historic broadcast
Soria series
Format/Description:
Sound recording
3 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm, mono. ; 12 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Overtures.
Language:
Sung in German.
Participant:
Kirsten Flagstad, Marita Farell, sopranos ; René Maison, tenor ; Julius Huehn, bass-baritone ; Alexander Kipnis, bass ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Orchestra ; Bruno Walter, conductor.
Notes:
Opera; includes, at end of the opera, a performance of the Leonora overture no. 3 by Beethoven.
Libretto by J. Sonnleithner and G.F. Treitschke, based on: Léonore / J.N. Bouilly.
Recording of the February 22, 1941 Metropolitan Opera broadcast.
"...published for contributors of $125 or more to the Metropolitan Opera Fund" -- accompanying booklet.
Automatic sequence.
Program and biographical notes in English by Max de Schauensee, Gerald Fitzgerald, Irving Kolodin, and Alexander Kipnis (24 p. ; ill.); and German libretto with English translation (33 p.) inserted in outer container.
Contributor:
Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835. , Librettist
Treitschke, Georg Friedrich, 1776-1842 , Librettist
Flagstad, Kirsten, 1895-1962. , Performer
Farell, Marita. , Performer
Maison, René, 1895-1962. , Performer
Huehn, Julius. , Performer
Kipnis, Alexander, 1891-1978. , Performer
Walter, Bruno, 1876-1962. , Performer
Bouilly, Jean Nicolas, 1763-1842.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Chorus. , Performer
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Orchestra , Performer
Contains:
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Fidelio (1806). Ouverture.
OCLC:
187471974
Publisher Number:
MET 6 Metropolitan Opera Historic Broadcast
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