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Title Fidelio [(DVD) videorecording] / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke.

Publication Info. Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [2003]
Distributed by Universal Music & Video Distribution, Corp.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  782.1 FID    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD)(123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in two acts, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Leonore, ou l'amour conjugal.
A Metropolitan Opera television production.
Bonus: Picture gallery ("Fidelio" at the Met); trailer.
Program notes by Mike Ashman and synopsis both in English with French and German translations (23 pages : ports.) in container.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Access Region code: 0 (worldwide).
Language Sung in German; subtitles in German, English, French, Chinese, Spanish.
Credits Production, Jurgen Flimm ; set designer, Robert Israel ; costume designer, Florence von Gerkan ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; video director, Brian Large.
Performer Karita Mattila (Leonore) ; Jennifer Welch-Babidge (Marzelline) ; Ben Heppner (Florestan) ; Matthew Polenzani (Jaquino) ; Falk Struckmann (Don Pizzaro) ; Rene Pape (Rocco) ; Robert Lloyd (Don Fernando) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Event Produced at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, October 2000.
System Details DVD; DTS 5.1; Dolby digital 5.1; PCM stereo.
Subject Operas -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand, 1766-1835, librettist.
Flimm, Jürgen, 1941- production personnel.
Israel, Robert, 1939- designer.
Schuler, Duane, designer.
Large, Robert, director.
Mattila, Karita, performer.
Welch-Babidge, Jennifer, performer.
Heppner, Ben, performer.
Polenzani, Matthew, performer.
Struckmann, Falk, performer.
Pape, René, performer.
Lloyd, Robert, 1940- performer.
Levine, James, 1943- conductor.
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827. Fidelio. (1814)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Standard No. 044007305294
Music No. B0001417-09 Deutsche Grammophon
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