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The Resource Fidelio, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou, L'amour conjugal ; a Metropolitan Opera television production ; director, Brian Large

Fidelio, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou, L'amour conjugal ; a Metropolitan Opera television production ; director, Brian Large

Label
Fidelio
Title
Fidelio
Statement of responsibility
the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou, L'amour conjugal ; a Metropolitan Opera television production ; director, Brian Large
Contributor
Conductor
Director
Designer
Librettist
Production personnel
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • chi
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
A performance of Fidelio, Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera. The story dramatizes plight that befalls Florestan, the only political dissident brave enough to openly criticize the criminal misdeeds of governor Don Pizarro
Cataloging source
ZMS
Characteristic
  • chart
  • videorecording
Credits note
Production, Jürgen Flimm ; set designer, Robert Israel ; costume designer, Florence von Gerkan ; lighting designer, Duane Schuler ; video director, Brian Large
Date time place
Filmed at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, October 2000
Language note
Sung in German; optional subtitles in German, English, French, Chinese, Spanish
LC call number
M1500.B4
LC item number
F5346 2003
PerformerNote
Karita Mattila (Leonore) ; Jennifer Welch-Babidge (Marzelline) ; Ben Heppner (Florestan) ; Matthew Polenzani (Jaquino) ; Falk Struckmann (Don Pizzaro) ; René Pape (Rocco) ; Robert Lloyd (Don Fernando) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1766-1835
  • 1776-1842
  • 1941-
  • 1939-
  • 1940-
  • 1943-
  • 1763-1842
  • 1770-1827
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sonnleithner, Joseph Ferdinand
  • Breuning, Stephan von
  • Treitschke, Georg Friedrich
  • Flimm, Jürgen
  • Israel, Robert
  • Schuler, Duane
  • Large, Brian
  • Mattila, Karita
  • Welch-Babidge, Jennifer
  • Heppner, Ben
  • Polenzani, Matthew
  • Struckmann, Falk
  • Pape, René
  • Lloyd, Robert
  • Levine, James
  • Bouilly, J. N.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
123
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Operas
  • Operas
Technique
live action
Label
Fidelio, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou, L'amour conjugal ; a Metropolitan Opera television production ; director, Brian Large
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Opera in two acts
  • A Metropolitan Opera television production
  • Program notes by Mike Ashman and synopsis both in English with French and German translations (23 p. : ports.) in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus: Picture gallery ("Fidelio" at the Met) -- Trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007305294
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0001417-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53880828
  • (OCoLC)ocm53880828
System details
DVD; DTS 5.1; Dolby digital 5.1; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Fidelio, the Metropolitan Opera presents ; [music] by Ludwig van Beethoven ; libretto by Joseph von Sonnleithner with revisions by Stephan von Breuning and Georg Friedrich Treitschke, after Jean-Nicholas Bouilly's Léonore, ou, L'amour conjugal ; a Metropolitan Opera television production ; director, Brian Large
Publication
Note
  • Opera in two acts
  • A Metropolitan Opera television production
  • Program notes by Mike Ashman and synopsis both in English with French and German translations (23 p. : ports.) in container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonus: Picture gallery ("Fidelio" at the Met) -- Trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (123 min.)
Governing access note
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
044007305294
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
B0001417-09
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53880828
  • (OCoLC)ocm53880828
System details
DVD; DTS 5.1; Dolby digital 5.1; PCM stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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