Der Freischütz, Op. 77

Der Freischütz, eine romantische Oper 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

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Sheet Music Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act I Preview Download
Sheet Music Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act II Preview Download
Sheet Music Der Freischütz, Op. 77 - Act III Preview Download

Recordings

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

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