Jasper Jimenez

Location: Maryland U.S.A


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FIDELIO (Beethoven) ~ Ben Heppner
FIDELIO (Beethoven) ~ Ben Heppner
4.0 out of 5 stars Godd but not Beethoven!, March 15 2000
I think that this recording is pretty good. There are little bitty problems I have here. One, is that I have nver heard such low voices in the main roles of "Leonore" and "Florestan", the little role of Don Fernando, (No offense) sounds like he is stuttering, the Don Pizzaro, sounds to much like he is talking, while he is singing. The Marzelline, Jaucquino, and the Rocco roles are absolutely beatiful! And lastly, the three arias of the act, no.2, no.3, no.4, no.5, no.6 no.7 no.8, no,9,and the ouverture, were played a little to fast, leaving the dialog enough time to fill up the time capacity. All in all, the recording, was great but, the finales and all of Act… Read more