HEINRICH MARSCHNER (1795-1861): Der Vampyr.
Catalogue Number: 11P029
Reference: C 5184
Description: This digital recording of Marschner's horror opera of 1828, which followed Freischütz in its use of supernatural elements but which is structurally, harmonically and dramatically more advanced than Weber, was first released in 2001 (12D043). It also had an important influence on the young Wagner. 2 CDs. No libretto. Franz Hawlata (baritone), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), Regina Klepper (soprano), Markus Marquardt (bass), Cologne Radio Chorus and Orchestra; Helmuth Froschauer. Original 2001 release.