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Beethoven: Fidelio (1956)
Janáček: The Cunning Little Vixen (1965)
Mozart: Don Giovanni (1966)
Verdi: Otello (1969)
Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann) (1970)
Offenbach: Barbe-bleu (Bluebeard) (1973)
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) (1975-76)

All Opera films are sung in German.


Special Features:
- Original manuscripts of Walter Felsenstein
- Original staging piano reductions with audio examples
- Drafts of the stage design, figurines, sketches and drawings
- Historical audio material with speeches and interviews with Walter Felsenstein
- Rehearsal film of Don Giovanni and newsreel footage from The Tales of Hoffmann
- Footage of Felsenstein stagings 1945 – 1961
- Script excerpts, conceptual scripts and picture galleries


Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: PCM stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu languages: English
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Running time: 18 hours 20 mins
No. of DVDs: 12 (10 x DVD 9 / 2 x DVD 5)


Beethoven, Ludwig van; Janáček, Leoš; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Offenbach, Jacques; Verdi, Giuseppe

Barbier, Jules; Boito, Arrigo; Carre, Michel; Da Ponte, Lorenzo; Halevy, Ludovic; Janáček, Leoš; Meilhac, Henri; Sonnleithner, Joseph

Košler, Zdeněk; Lehmann, Fritz; Masur, Kurt; Neumann, Vaclav; Oberfrank, Geza; Voigtmann, Karl-Fritz

Berlin Komische Oper Orchestra; Vienna Symphony Orchestra

Berlin Komische Oper Ballet

Berlin Komische Oper Chorus; Vienna State Opera Chorus

Arnold, Irmgard; Asmus, Rudolf; Barlow, Klara; Bauer, Vladimir; Baum, Eva-Maria; Berger, Fritz; Blasberg, Erich; Bolicke, Evelyn; Burgwinkel, Josef; Czerny, Ingrid; Dene, Jozsef; Enders, Werner; Equiluz, Kurt; Falewicz, Magdalena; Folker, Frank; Gross, Erwin; Hasse, Inge; Hebenstreit, Wolfgang; Heppe, Leo; Hoffmann, Annemarie; Holm, Richard; Hopp, Manfred; Hubner, Fritz; Kaschel, Horst-Dieter; Kogel, Heinz; Kreyssig, Uwe; Kuziemski, Sylvia; Laszlo, Magda; Melis, Gyorgy; Moulson, John; Muszely, Melitta; Naujoks, Helga; Noack-von Kamptz, Christa; Nocker, Hans Gunter; Nollier, Claude; Oehlmann, Christa; Payer, Harry; Poll, Alfred; Polze, Helmut; Rehfuss, Heinz; Reinhardt-Kiss, Ursula; Rogge, Hans-Otto; Rossler, Herbert; Schiel, Hannes; Schlemm, Anny; Schmoock, Hanna; Schob-Lipka, Ruth; Schoner, Sonja; Seufert, Peter; Sternberger, Barbara; Tellering, Michael; Trekel-Burckhardt, Ute; Vetter, Karin; Volker, Helmut; Wieter, Georg; Wroblewski, Alfred; Zimmer, Grete

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 101345

Barcode: 807280134599

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Physical Release: 11/2008

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