Der Freischütz, Op. 77

Der Freischütz, eine romantische Opera in 3 Aufzügen (The Freeshooter, a romantic Opera in 3 Acts), is an opera with music by Carl Maria von Weber and libretto by Friedrich Kind. It is considered the first important German Romantic opera, especially in its national identity and stark emotionality. Its plot was taken from German folk legend and many of its tunes were inspired by German folk music. Its unearthly portrayal of the supernatural is especially poignant in the famous Wolf's Glen scene. Despite its daring innovations (and some scathing attacks by ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

  Song Title Performer License Download HD
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Overture
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act I. Introduction, Viktoria
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act I. Mein Sohn, nur Mut
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act II. Finale - The wolfs Glen
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act II. Schelm, halt fest
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act III. Entracte
Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act III. Finale - Schart

Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, one of the first significant composers of ...
Quality of recording:
Quality of playing: