Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fidelio: Obertura
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:54
2 Fidelio: Acto I. “Jetzt, Schätzchen, jetzt sind wir allen”
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:45
3 Fidelio: Acto I. “Wenn ich diese Tür heute nicht schon”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:05
4 Fidelio: Acto I. “O wär' ich schon mit dir vereint”
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:06
5 Fidelio: Acto I. “Guten Tag, Marzelline”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:38
6 Fidelio: Acto I. “Mir ist so wunderbar…”
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:09
7 Fidelio: Acto I. “Höre, Fidelio, wenn ich auch nicht weiß”
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:34
8 Fidelio: Acto I. “Hat man nicht auch Gold”
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:54
9 Fidelio: Acto I. “Ihr konnt das leicht sagen, Meister Rocco”
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:42
10 Fidelio: Acto I. “Gut, Söhnchen, gut, hab'immer Mut”
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:46
11 Fidelio: Acto I. Marcha
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:16
12 Fidelio: Acto I. “Drei Schildwachen auf den Wall”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:15
13 Fidelio: Acto I. “Ha! Welch ein Augenblick!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:32
14 Fidelio: Acto I. “Hauptmann, besteigen Sie so gleich”
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:49
15 Fidelio: Acto I. “Jetzt, Alter, jetzt hat es Eile!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:01
16 Fidelio: Acto I. “Abscheulicher! Wo eilst du hin?”
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:44
17 Fidelio: Acto I. “Aber Marzelline”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:48
18 Fidelio: Acto I. Finale “O welche Lust!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:22
19 Fidelio: Acto I. “Nun sprecht, wie ging's?”
Ludwig van Beethoven 5:13
20 Fidelio: Acto I. “Ach! Vater, eilt!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 7:18
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Fidelio: Acto II. “Gott! Welch Dunkel hier!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 11:07
2 Fidelio: Acto II. “Wie kalt ist es in diesem unterirdischen Gewölbe!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:58
3 Fidelio: Acto II. “Nur hurtig vor…”
Ludwig van Beethoven 4:41
4 Fidelio: Acto II. “Er erwacht!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 2:16
5 Fidelio: Acto II. “Euch werde Lohn in besser'n Welten”
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:23
6 Fidelio: Acto II. “Alles ist bereit”
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:56
7 Fidelio: Acto II. “Er sterbe! Doch er soll erst wissen…”
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:31
8 Fidelio: Acto II. “Vater Rocco! Vater Rocco!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 0:22
9 Fidelio: Acto II. “Es schlägt der Rache Stunde!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 1:27
10 Fidelio: Acto II. “O namenlose Freude!”
Ludwig van Beethoven 3:07
11 Fidelio: Obertura Leonore n.º 3”
Ludwig van Beethoven 14:18
12 Fidelio: Acto II. Finale “Heil sei dem Tag, heil sei der Stunde”
Ludwig van Beethoven 6:10
13 Fidelio: Acto II. “Du schlossest auf des Edlen Grab”
Ludwig van Beethoven 8:33

Credits

CD 1

additional librettist:
choir vocals:
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1961-02-24) (tracks 13, 18, 20)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (tracks 5, 9, 14)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805) (tracks 6, 18)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 1–4, 7–8, 10–13, 15–20, 20, 20)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1961-02-24) (tracks 1–20)
librettist:
Jean-Nicolas Bouilly (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–11, 13, 15, 18–20, 20)
orchestra:
revised by:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (track 6)
solo baritone vocals [2nd Prisoner]:
Victor Godfrey (bass-baritone) (1961-02-24) (track 18)
solo bass vocals [Rocco]:
Gottlob Frick (operatic bass) (1961-02-24) (tracks 6–10, 12, 14–17, 19–20)
solo bass-baritone vocals [Don Pizarro]:
Hans Hotter (German operatic bass-baritone) (1961-02-24) (tracks 12–15, 20)
solo soprano vocals [Leonore]:
Sena Jurinac (mezzo-soprano) (1961-02-24) (tracks 6, 9–10, 16–17, 19–20)
solo soprano vocals [Marzelline]:
Elsie Morison (1961-02-24) (tracks 2–4, 6–7, 9–10, 16–17, 20)
solo tenor vocals [1st Prisoner]:
Joseph Ward (tenor) (1961-02-24) (track 18)
solo tenor vocals [Jacquino]:
John Dobson (1961-02-24) (tracks 2–3, 6, 17, 20)
translator:
Joseph Sonnleithner (tracks 2–6, 8, 10–11, 13, 15, 18–20, 20)
Georg Friedrich Treitschke (tracks 2–4, 6, 8, 10–11, 13, 15, 18–20, 20)
recorded at:
Royal Opera House in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-02-24) (tracks 1–20)
live partial recording of:
live recording of:
Fidelio, op. 72: Overture (1814 version, sometimes op. 72b or op. 72c) (1961-02-24) (track 1)
part of:
Fidelio, op. 72 (1814 version) (tracks 1, 5)
Fidelio, op. 72: Akt I (tracks 2–4, 6–20, 20, 20)
partial recording of:
Fidelio, op. 72: Akt I (1961-02-24) (track 5)
parts:

CD 2

choir vocals:
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (1961-02-24) (tracks 12–13)
composer:
Ludwig van Beethoven (1805 – 1806) (track 11)
Ludwig van Beethoven (1814) (tracks 1–8, 10, 12, 12, 12–13, 13, 13)
conductor:
Otto Klemperer (German-born conductor and composer, 1885-1973) (1961-02-24) (tracks 1–13)
librettist:
Jean-Nicolas Bouilly (tracks 2–5, 7, 10, 12, 12–13)
orchestra:
solo bass vocals [Don Fernando]:
Forbes Robinson (1961-02-24) (tracks 12–13)
solo bass vocals [Rocco]:
Gottlob Frick (operatic bass) (1961-02-24) (tracks 2–9, 12–13)
solo bass-baritone vocals [Don Pizarro]:
Hans Hotter (German operatic bass-baritone) (1961-02-24) (tracks 6–7, 9, 12)
solo soprano vocals [Leonore]:
Sena Jurinac (mezzo-soprano) (1961-02-24) (tracks 2–7, 9–10, 12–13)
solo soprano vocals [Marzelline]:
Elsie Morison (1961-02-24) (tracks 12–13)
solo tenor vocals [Florestan]:
Jon Vickers (tenor) (1961-02-24) (tracks 1, 5–7, 9–10, 12–13)
solo tenor vocals [Jacquino]:
John Dobson (1961-02-24) (tracks 8, 13)
translator:
Joseph Sonnleithner (tracks 2–5, 7, 10, 12, 12–13)
Georg Friedrich Treitschke (tracks 2–5, 7, 10, 12, 12–13)
recorded at:
Royal Opera House in London, England, United Kingdom (1961-02-24) (tracks 1–13)
part of:
Works of Ludwig van Beethoven by opus number (number: op. 72b) (track 11)
live partial recording of:
live recording of:
part of:
Fidelio, op. 72: Akt II (tracks 1–10)
partial recording of:
parts:

Release

phonographic copyright by:Testament (UK classical) (2003)
part of:Los clásicos de la ópera: 400 años (México) (number: 3)