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Marc

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What about this 'Japanese' Figaro from 1980?
« on: October 04, 2007, 09:57:13 AM »
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, KV 492

Bernd Weikl (Count)
Gundula Janowitz (Countess)
Lucia Popp (Susanna)
Herman Prey (Figaro)
Agnes Baltsa (Cherubino)
Kurt Rydl (Bartolo)
Margarita Lilowa (Marcellina)
Heinz Zednik (Basilio)
Kurt Equiluz (Don Curzio)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper
Karl Böhm (conductor)
September 30th, 1980, at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Apparently, a DVD-set has been released this year in Japan, on NHK Classics. Does anyone know if it's released anywhere else on this planet? I mean: look at the cast!

Offline Anne

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Re: What about this 'Japanese' Figaro from 1980?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2007, 10:16:19 AM »
I don't know if any of these sites would help you or not:

Amazon.com
Arkiv Music
CD Universe
Deep Discount DVD
DVD Empire
DVD Pacific
DVD Planet
Overstock.com

If you locate a site to buy the DVD, would you let us know?

Offline Anne

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Re: What about this 'Japanese' Figaro from 1980?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2007, 11:40:33 AM »
I found out that VAI music is the dealer or our connection to NHK.  I called them.  They said there is no Le Nozzi di Figaro in the pipeline at this point.  He did say to keep checking.
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Re: What about this 'Japanese' Figaro from 1980?
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2007, 09:57:36 PM »