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LP Cover: Franz Richter Herf — ODYSSEUS — Oper in ekmelischer MusikFranz Richter Herf · ODYSSEUS · Oper in ekmelischer Musik

(opera in ekmelic music)

Double vinyl record issued by the Ekmelic Music Society, , Salzburg, Austria
Publisher: Helbling Verlag, Rum / Innsbruck
Catalog Number: DIESIS VR-5003-4 (33⅓, Stereo)

CD copy of the vinyl record (Double-CD): € 15,-

  • Franz Richter Herf

    Odysseus, Op. 12 (1979)

    Opera in six scenes, from the cantos of the Odyssey by Homer
    translated by Johann Heinrich Voss, arranged by Franz Richter Herf

    Listen: 1st scene (in Menelaos´ castle), beginning: Eteoneus, Menelaos

    Listen: 2nd Interlude: Chant of the Sirens

    • Pamela Hamblin – Athene (soprano)
    • Chris Merritt – Hermeias (tenor)
    • Walter Raninger – Odysseus (baritone)
    • Walter Gabriel – Telemachos (tenor)
    • Klaus Wallprecht – Menelaos (bass)
    • Barbara Bonney – Helena (soprano)
    • Friederike Seywald-Baumgartner – Kirke (alto)
    • Gabriele Zierk – Kalypso (soprano)
    • Helene Johansson – Nausikaa (soprano)
    • Gabriele Stadler – Penelopeia (mezzo-soprano)
    • Bernhard Adler – Eteoneus (bass)
    • Reinhard Salamonsberger – Peisistratos (tenor)
    • Monique Villers – Eurykleia (alto)
    • Hubert Berger – Seele des Teiresias (speaker)
    • Signe Seidel – Seele der Mutter (female speaker)
    • Salzburg Student's Choir
    • Orchestra of the Mozarteum Academy Salzburg
    • Conductorship: Rupert Huber

Recording by the ORF Radio of the first performance at the Aula Academica of the Paris Lodron University Salzburg, in .