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Here is a list of Beethoven's opera: Leonore and then Fidelio. Please, don't hesitate to point out any mistake or ommission. Thank you.
You will find the names of the soloists in this order: Leonore, Florestan, Don Pizarro, Rocco.

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Title Leonore: The 1805 version of Ludwig van Beethoven's Opera
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Hans ALTMANN Bavarian Radio Chorus - Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Paula Baumann, Julius Patzak, Gerhard Misske, Georg Wieter 1950 Preiser SearchBuy from Amazon.com
Herbert BLOMSTEDT Chœurs de la radio de Leipzig - Staatskapelle Dresden Edda Moser, Richard Cassily, Theo Adam, Karl Ridderbusch 1976 Berlin Classic SearchBuy from Amazon.com
John Eliot GARDINER Monteverdi Choir - Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique Hillevi Martinpelto, Kim Begley, Matthew Best 1996 Archiv (Deutsche Grammophon) SearchBuy from Amazon.com
Ferdinand LEITNER Bregenz Festival Chorus Women - Vienna State Opera Chorus Men - Wiener Phiharmoniker Hilde Zadek, Anton Dermota, Paul Schöffler, Alfred Pfeifel 1960
En public
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Title Leonore: The 1806 version of Ludwig van Beethoven's Opera
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Marc SOUSTROT Kölner Rundfunkchor - Orchester der Beethovenhalle Bonn Pamela Coburn, Mark Baker, Jean-Philippe Lafont, Victor von Halem 1998 MDG SearchBuy from Amazon.com
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Title Fidelio, Ludwig van Beethoven's Opera
Director Chorus and Orchestra Soloists Year Label Available
Carl BAMBERGER Chœur et Orchestre Symphonique de la Radio de Hambourg (NDR) Gladys Kuchta, Julius Patzak, Heinz Rehfuss, Karl Kümmel 1960 environ Gala

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Daniel BARENBOIM

German Opera Chorus, Berlin - Staatskapelle Berlin

Waltraud Meier , Placido Domingo, Falk Struckmann, René Pape

1999 - Inclus les
4 ouvertures

Teldec

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Leonard BERNSTEIN

Wiener Philharmoniker - Konzert-
vereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor

Gundula Janowitz, René Kollo, Hans Sotin, Manfred Jungwirth

1978

Deutsche Grammophon

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Artur BODANSKY Choeur et orchestre du Metropolitan Opera de New-York Kristen Flagstad, René Maison, Friedrich Schorr, Emanuel List 1938 Lys SearchBuy from Amazon.com

Karl BÖHM

Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden - Staatskapelle Dresden

Gwyneth Jones, James King, Theo Adam, Franz Crass

1968 - 1969

Deutsche Grammophon

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Karl BÖHM Chor und Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper Hilde Konetzni, Torsten Ralf, Paul Schöffler, Hebert Alsen 1944 Cantus Classics SearchDispo

Karl BÖHM

Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Bavière

Hildegard Behrens, Lucia Popp, Donald McIntyre

1978
En public

Orfeo

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Sir Colin DAVIS

Bayerischen Rundfunks Sinfonie-orchester - Bayerischen Staatsopernchor

Deborah Voigt, Ben Heppner, Günter von Kannen, Matthias Hölle

1995

RCA

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Sir Colin DAVIS

London Symphony Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra

Christine Brewer, John Mac Master, Juha Uusitalo, Kristinn Sigmundsson

2006

LSO Livre

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Christoph von DOHNANYI

Wiener Philharmoniker - Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor

Gabriele Schnaut, Jaro Prohaska, Hartmut Welker, Kurt Rydl

1991

Decca

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Ferenc FRICSAY

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Helene Werth, Peter Anders, Josef Metternich, Gottlob Frick

1951
En public

Cantus Classics

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Ferenc FRICSAY

Chor und Orchester der Bayerischen Staatsoper München

Leonie Rysanek, Ernst Haefliger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Gottlob Frick

1957

Deutsche Grammophon

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Wilhelm FURTWÄNGLER Chor der Wiener Staatsoper - Wiener Philharmoniker Kirsten Flagstad, Julius Patzak, Paul Schöffler, Josef Greindl 1950 Arkadia SearchDispo

Wilhelm FURTWÄNGLER

Wiener Philharmoniker

Martha Mödl, Wolfgang Windgassen, Otto Edelmann, Gottlob Frick

1953
(sans les textes récités)

Emi Classics

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Bernard HAITINK

Chor der Staatskapelle Dresden - Staatskapelle Dresden

Jessye Norman, Reiner Goldberg, Ekkehard Wlaschiha, Kurt Moll

1990

Philips

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Michael HALASZ

Hungarian Radio Chorus - Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia

Inga Nielsen, Gösta Winbergh, Alan Titus, Kurt Moll

1998

Naxos

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Nikolaus HARNONCOURT

Choeurs Arnold Schoenberg - Orchestre de chambre d'Europe

Charlotte Margiano, Peter Seiffert, Sergei Leiferkus, László Polgár

1994

Teldec

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Eugen JOCHUM Chor und Sinfonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks Helena Braun, Julius Patzak, Ferdinand Frantz, Josef Greidl 1951
En public
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Hebert von KARAJAN

Berliner Philharmoniker - Chor der deutschen Oper Berlin

Helga Dernesch, Jon Vickers, Zoltan Kelemen, Karl Ridderbusch

1970

Emi Classics

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Erich KLEIBER Chor und Orchester des WDR Köln Birgit Nilsson, Hans Hopf , Paul Schöffler, Gottlob Frick 1956
En public
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Otto KLEMPERER

Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus

Christa Ludwig, Jon Vickers, Walter Berry, Gottlob Frick

1962

Emi Classics

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Hans KNAPPERTS-
BUSCH

Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper - Bayerisches Staats-orchester

Sena Jurinac, Jan Peerce, Gustav Neidlinger, Deszö Ernster

1961

Westminster

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Lorin MAAZEL

Wiener Philharmoniker - Konzert-
vereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor

Birgit Nilsson, James McCraken, Tom Krause, Kurt Böhme

1964

Decca

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Sir Charles MACKERRAS

Edinburgh Festival Chorus - Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Gabriela Benackova, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Franz Josef Kapellmann, Siegfried Vogel

1996

Telarc

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Kurt MASUR

Leipzig Radio Choir - Gewandhaus Leipzig

Jeannine Altmeyer, Siegfried Jerusalem, Siegmund Nimsgern, Peter Meven

1991

RCA

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Simon RATTLE

Berlin Philharmoniker

Angela Denoke, Jon Villars, Alan Held, Laszlo Polgar

2003

Emi Classics

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Georg SOLTI

Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Choir

Hildegard Behrens, Peter Hofmann, Theo Adam, Hans Sotin

1979

Decca

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Arturo TOSCANINI

NBC Symphony Chorus - NBC Symphony Orchestra

Rose Bampton, Jan Peerce, Herbert Jansen, Sidor Berlarsky

1944
En public

Arkadia

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Bruno WALTER

Metropolitan Opera Chorus - Metropolitan Opera Orchestra New York

Kirsten Flagstad, Rene Maison, Julius Huehn, Alexander Kipnis

1941
En public

Naxos

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Title Translations of Fidelio
Director Chorus and Orchestra Soloists Year Label Available

En Anglais :
Bruno WALTER

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra et Metropolitan Opera Chorus

Regina Resnik, Arthur Carron, Kenneth Schon, Lorenzo Alvary

1945
En public

Walhall

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En Français
(le choeur uniquement) :

Ferenc FRICSAY

Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

Helene Werth, Peter Anders, Josef Metternich, Gottlob Frick

1951
En public

Cantus Classics

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En Italien :
Vittorio GUI
Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Roma della RAI Gré Brouwenstijn, Amadeo Berdini, Antonio Manca Serra, Sesto Bruscantini 1952 Osteria -
En Russe :
Alexander MELIK-PASHAEV
Chœur etOrchestre du Théâtre du Bolchoï Galina Vichnievskaïa, Georgi Nelepp, Alexei Petrovitch Ivanov, Nikolaï Schegolkov 1957 Gala SearchDispo
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Title Beethoven's Fidelio on DVD
Director Chorus and Orchestra Soloists Staged
by
Year Label Available

Christoph von DOHNANYI

Royal Opera Chorus - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Gabriela Benackova, Josef Protschka, Monte Pederson, Robert Lloyd

Adolf Dresen

Rec. in
1991
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Edited in
2001

Arthaus

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James LEVINE Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus Karita Mattila, Ben Heppner, Falk Struckmann, René Pape James Levine ? Rec. in
2000
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Edited in
2003
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Nikolaus HARNONCOURT Choeur et Orchestre de l'Opéra de Zürich Camilla Nylund, Jonas Kaufmann, Alfred Muff, László Pólgár, Elizabeth Rae Magnuson Jürgen Flimm Rec. in
2004
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Edited in
2005

TDK

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Bernard HAITINK The London Philharmonic Orchestra , The Glynderbourne Chorus Elisabeth Söderström, Curt Appelgren, Elizabeth Gale, Anton de Ridder, Robert Allman Peter Hall Rec. in
1979
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Edited in
2006
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Leonard BERNSTEIN Wiener Staatsoper Chorus and Orchestra Gundula Janowitz, René Kollo, Hans Sotin, Manfred Jungwirth Otto Schenk Rec. in
1978
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Edited in
2006
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Leopold LUDWIG The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, The Chorus of the Humburg State Opera Anja Silja, Richard Cassilly, Theo Adam, Ernst Wiemann Rolf Liebermann Rec. in 1968
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Edited in 2007
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Karl BÖHM Chor und Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin Gwyneth Jones, James King, Gustav Neidlinger, Josef Greindl Gustav Rudolf Sellner Rec. in 1970
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Edited in 2008
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