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Beethoven: Fidelio - Highlights / Klemperer, Ludwig, Vickers, Frick

Beethoven / Klemperer,Otto
Release Date: 06/21/2011 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 94895   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christa LudwigWalter BerryJon VickersGottlob Frick,   ... 
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraPhilharmonia Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

‘The moral force of Beethoven’s spirit sweeps aside merely practical or theatrical objections; and it is much the same with Klemperer’s reading … what we have from Dr. Klemperer is more than good: it is inspired.’ (Gramophone) ‘The moral force of Beethoven’s spirit sweeps aside merely practical or theatrical objections; and it is much the same with Klemperer’s reading … what we have from Dr. Klemperer is more than good: it is inspired.’ (Gramophone) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Fidelio, Op. 72: Excerpt(s) by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  Christa Ludwig (Mezzo Soprano), Walter Berry (Bass Baritone), Jon Vickers (Tenor),
Gottlob Frick (Bass), Ingeborg Hallstein (Soprano), Gerhard Unger (Tenor),
Franz Crass (Bass Baritone), Kurt Wehofschitz (Tenor), Raymond Wolansky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Otto Klemperer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Philharmonia Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1805/1814; Vienna, Austria 

Sound Samples

Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Ouvertüre (Orchester)
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.2: Arie: O wär ich schon mit dir vereint (Marzelline)
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.3: Quartett: Mir ist so wunderbar (Marzelline/Leonore/Rocco/Jaquino)
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.4: Arie: Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben (Rocco)
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.7: Arie mit Chor: Ha! Welch'ein Augenblick! (Pizzaro/Chor)
Fidelio: Act I: Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?...Komm, Hoffnung
Fidelio: Act I: O welche Lust!
Fidelio: Act II: Gott! Welch Dunkel hier!
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.14: Quartett: Er sterbe! (Pizzaro/Florestan/Leonore/Rocco)
Fidelio (2000 Digital Remaster): Nr.15: Duett: O namenlose Freude! (Leonore/Florestan)
Fidelio: Act II: O Gott! O welch ein Augenblick!... Wer ein holdes Weib errungen

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