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Marschner, Heinrich August: Der Vampyr (1827) 145'
Romantic opera in two acts in the version by Hans Pfitzner (1924)

Music Text

Libretto by Wilhelm August Wohlbrück after the play 'Der Vampir oder die Totenbraut' by Heinrich Ludwig Ritter (G)

Scoring

Major roles: 2S,T,Bar,2B; minor roles: S,M,3T,3B,2actors; chorus 2.2.2.2.dbn-4.2.3.0-timp.perc-harp-strings

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Territory

This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for all countries except Germany, Italy, Portugal, Danzig, and the former territories of the USSR.

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World Premiere

29/03/1828
Leipzig
Theater der Stadt Leipzig

Recommended Recording

Martin Engel/Carol Farley/Josef Protschka/Siegmund Nimsgern/Orchestra Sinfoniaca e Coro di Roma della Radiotelevisione Italiana/Günter Neuhold
Fonit-Cetra 8573-84436-2

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