Beethoven Fidelio

 

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Fidelio is an opera in two acts by Ludwig van Beethoven. It is Beethoven's only opera. The German libretto is by Joseph Sonnleithner based on a French story. The opera tells how Leonore, disguised as a prison guard called 'Fidelio', rescues her husband Florestan from death in a political prison.

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  • In Wilhelmine Schröder-Devrient

    …revival of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fidelio in Vienna that same year. Both roles brought her tremendous acclaim. Indeed, she is often credited with much of the success of the revival of Fidelio, which had not been well received in its premiere.

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  • In Ludwig van Beethoven: Beethoven and the theatre

    …also belongs his one opera, Fidelio, commissioned for the winter season of 1805. The play concerns a wife who disguises herself as a boy in order to rescue her husband, imprisoned for political reasons; in setting this to music, Beethoven was influenced by Ferdinando Paer and by Luigi Cherubini, composer…

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Beethoven Fidelio Synopsis

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    >Fidelio (1805, revised 1806 and 1814) rose above the limitations of its singspiel genre, becoming something bigger and grander. The libretto (by Joseph Sonnleithner, after Jean-Nicolas Bouilly), inspired by French Revolutionary-era literature, has never satisfied anyone entirely, and some of the vocal lines seem more…

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