Der Freischütz

More info on Der Freischütz

Composer:

Carl Maria von Weber

Librettist:

Friedrich Kind

Premiere:

18 June 1821, Berlin (Royal Schauspielhaus)

Language:

German

Synopsis:

Der Freischütz Synopsis

Libretto:

Der Freischütz Libretto

Translation(s):

English

About the opera Der Freischütz

Der Freischütz (usually translated as The Marksman or The Freeshooter.) is an opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber with a libretto by Friedrich Kind. It premiered on 18 June 1821 at the Schauspielhaus Berlin. It is considered the first important German Romantic opera, especially in its national identity and stark emotionality. The plot is based on the German folk legend of the Freischütz and many of its tunes were inspired by German folk music. Its unearthly portrayal of the supernatural in the famous Wolf's Glen scene has been described as "the most expressive rendering of the gruesome that is to be found in a musical score".
Despite its daring innovations (and some scathing attacks by critics), it quickly became an international success, with some 50 performances in the first 18 months after the premiere. Among the many artists influenced by Der Freischütz was a young Richard Wagner. A version in French with recitatives was prepared by Hector Berlioz for a production at the Paris Opera in 1841. This was revived at the Paris Opéra-Comique in 2011.
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Roles in Der Freischütz

Max Tenor
Kilian Baritone
Cuno Bass
Caspar Bass
Aennchen Soprano
Agathe Soprano
Samiel Spoken
Four bridesmaids Soprano

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All scenes from Der Freischütz

Arias from Der Freischütz
Duets from Der Freischütz

Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Overture Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.00

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: German

Roles:
2Viktoria! Viktoria! der Meister soll leben Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.01-1

Type: choirVoice: Br TLanguage: German

Roles: Kilian/Max
3Schau der Herr mich an als Konig Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.01-2

Type: aria,choirVoice: baritoneLanguage: German

Roles: Kilian/Max
4Was Gibt's Hier? Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.02

Type: quartetVoice: B Br T BLanguage: German

Roles: Cuno/Kilian/Max/Caspar
5Oh, Diese Sonne, Furchtbar Steigt Sie Mir Empor! Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.03

Type: trio,choirVoice: T B BLanguage: German

Roles: Max/Cuno/Caspar
6Ein Braver Mann Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.04

Type: duetVoice: Br TLanguage: German

Roles: Kilian/Max
7Waltz Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.05

Type: instrumentalVoice: Language: German

Roles:
8Nein, Langer Trag' Ich Nicht Die Qualen...Durch Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.06-1

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Max
9Durch die Walder durch die Auen Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.06-2

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: German

Roles: Max
10Da Bist Du Ja Noch, Kamerad. Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.07

Type: duetVoice: B TLanguage: German

Roles: Caspar/Max
11Hier im ird'schen Jammertal Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.08

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Caspar
12Elender! Agathe Hat Recht Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.09

Type: duetVoice: T BLanguage: German

Roles: Max/Caspar
13Schweig schweig damit dich niemand warnt Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 1.10

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Caspar
14Schelm, Halt Fest! Ich Will Dich's Lehren! Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.01

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Aennchen
15So, Nun Wird Der Altvater Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.02

Type: recitativeVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Aennchen/Agathe
16Kommt ein schlanker Bursch gegangen Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Aennchen
17Und Der Bursch Nicht Minder Schon Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.04

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Aennchen
18Wie nahte mir der Schlummer Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.05-1

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
19Leise leise fromme Weise Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.05-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
20All meine Pulsen schlagen Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.05-3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
21Bist Du Endlich Da, Lieber Max? Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: S T SLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Max/Aennchen
22Wie? Was? Entsetzen! Dort in der Schreckenschlucht Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.07

Type: trioVoice: S S TLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Aennchen/Max
23Milch des Mondes fiel aufs Kraut Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 2.08

Type: trio,choir,finaleVoice: T B spLanguage: German

Roles: Max/Caspar/Samiel
24Entr'acte Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.01

Type: instrumentalVoice: n/aLanguage: German

Roles:
25Gut Dass Wir Allein Sind! Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.02

Type: duetVoice: T BLanguage: German

Roles: Max/Caspar
26Und ob die Wolke sie verhülle Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.03

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
27Du Bist Ja So Wehmutig Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.04

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Aennchen/Agathe
28Einst traumte meiner sel'gen Base Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.05

Type: recitative,ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
29Trube Augen Liebchen Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.06

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe
30Wir winden dir den Jungfernkranz Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.07

Type: choirVoice: sopranoLanguage: German

Roles: Four bridesmaids
31Schoner, Gruner Jungfernkranz! Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.08

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: German

Roles: Aennchen/Agathe
32Was gleicht wohl auf Erden Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.09

Type: choirVoice: n/aLanguage: German

Roles:
33Genug Der Freuden Des Mahls Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.10

Type: quintetVoice: Br B B T SLanguage: German

Roles: Ottokar/Cuno/Caspar/Max/Agathe
34Schaut oh! schaut er traf die eig'ne Braut Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.11-1

Type: sextet,finale,choirVoice: S S T Br B BLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Aennchen/Max/Ottokar/Cuno/Caspar
35Wer legt aug ihn so strengen Bann Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.11-2

Type: ariaVoice: bassLanguage: German

Roles: Hermit
36So eile mein Gebiet zu meiden Popularity:

Opera: Freischütz, DerComposer: WeberAct: 3.11-3

Type: sextet,finale,choirVoice: S S T Br B BLanguage: German

Roles: Agathe/Aennchen/Max/Ottokar/Cuno/Caspar