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Background and themes of the operas of Carl Maria von Weber

Gaynor Grey Jones

Background and themes of the operas of Carl Maria von Weber

by Gaynor Grey Jones

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

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  • Weber, Carl Maria von, -- 1786-1826.

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    Statementby Gaynor Grey Jones.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 364 leaves :
    Number of Pages364
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    Open LibraryOL19475427M

    BIO. Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber was a conductor, pianist, guitarist, critic, and one of the first significant composers of the Romantic was born in Germany, in to a very famous, musical family. He was a very weak child, born with a damaged . The musical reputation of Carl Maria von Weber () rests almost entirely on his famous operas Die Freischutz and Oberon and a few other works such as his clarinet concertos. But Weber’s music by and large is unknown to present day players and listeners, which is a pity since it is uniformly well-written, particularly for wind instruments.

    Carl Maria von Weber was born on Decem in a pub in the North German town of Eutin to a family that was neither aristocratic nor Austrian in heritage. At the time of his birth, his father’s theater company was touring through the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein.   Carl Maria von Weber If one had to choose a symbolic moment when musical Romanticism was born, then the 18 June would surely be it. That was the day when the year-old Carl Maria von Weber conducted the premiere of his new opera Der Freischütz (The Free shot) at the Berlin Schauspielhaus.

    The themes in the operas produced by Gluck's collaborations with Calzabigi continue throughout the operas of Carl Maria von Weber, until Wagner, rejecting both the Italian bel canto tradition and the French "spectacle opera", developed his union of music, drama, theatrical effects, and occasionally dance. Bio: Born: 19/11/, Eutin: Died: 5/06/, London: Founded German Romantic opera in order to challenge the dominance of Italian bel canto. A master of orchestral colour and atmosphere, Weber was never well served by his librettists, and only one of his works, Der Freischütz, is .


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Background and themes of the operas of Carl Maria von Weber by Gaynor Grey Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

Homage has been paid to Weber by 20th-century composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Mahler (who completed Weber's unfinished comic opera Die drei Pintos and made revisions of Euryanthe and Oberon) and Hindemith (composer of the popular Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, based on lesser-known keyboard works and the.

11 rows  List of operas by Carl Maria von Weber. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This is a Chamber music: Clarinet Quintet (), Grand. Carl Maria von Weber, in full Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst, Freiherr (baron) von Weber, (born Nov.

18,Eutin, Holstein [Germany]—died June 5,London, Eng.), German composer and opera director during the transition from Classical to Romantic music, noted especially for his operas Der Freischütz (; The Freeshooter, or, more colloquially, The Magic Marksman), Euryanthe ( Composer, conductor, virtuoso, novelist, and essayist, Carl Maria von Weber is one of the great figures of German Romanticism.

Known for his opera Der Freischütz, a work which expresses the spirit and aspirations of German Romanticism, Weber was the quintessential Romantic artist, turning to poetry, history, folklore, and myths for inspiration and striving to create a convincing synthesis of.

Symphonic Metamorphosis: of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber () [Kemp, Ian, Hindemith, Paul] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Symphonic Metamorphosis: of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber ()/5(2). Thoroughly researched, copiously footnoted, and including an extensive bibliography, this volume is a logical companion to Michael Tusa's Euryanthe and Carl Maria von Weber's Dramaturgy of German Opera (CH, Feb'92).

Summing Up: Recommended. Scholars Cited by: 6. Carl Maria von Weber was in the midst of this potent mix and drew upon all these influences to create something new, a German opera.

Weber's Family Life Weber was spectacularly fortunate to be a. Carl Maria von Weber has books on Goodreads with ratings. Carl Maria von Weber’s most popular book is Der Freischütz Romantische Oper.

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst, Freiherr von Weber (18th November –5th June ) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school. Weber's works, especially his operas Der Freischütz, Euryanthe, and Oberon, greatly influenced the development of the Romantic opera in Germany.

Category:Weber, Carl Maria von. A list of works in the composer category that are not included here can be found on this page. Please consult the manual of style for creating composer work lists. List of Works. The following information is given for each work, where available. Carl Maria von Weber.

Biography. Showing all 7 items. Jump to: Birth Name: Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber: Mini Bio (1) Learining all about music and instruments Von Weber moved around Germany changing his teachers once in a while.

In he became "Kapellmeister" in Prague and in music director of the "Deutsche Oper" in Dresden. Carl Maria von Weber (born Eutin, Holstein, baptised 20 November ; died 5 June, in London), was one of the most important German composers of the early Romantic period.

He wrote many operas, of which Der Freischütz, Euryanthe and Oberon are especially famous. Carl Maria von Weber Berlin, Germany, The title of this opera translates as The Marksman and it is set in a Bohemian forest during the 30 years war.

It. Find Carl Maria von Weber composition information on AllMusic. Themes › Blues; Classical Carl M. von Weber. Submit Corrections. Carl Maria von Weber Biography by Zoran Minderovic + Follow Artist.

Weber was a German composer, conductor, and writer of the Romantic era who became an indispensible figure in the development of German.

At different points in his career, he served as the director of the Prague and Dresden operas. Family Life The son of musician Franz Anton von Weber and vocalist Genovefa Brenner, he grew up with two siblings, one of whom (Fridolin von Weber) had a singer daughter, Constanze, who married the composer Wolfgang Amadeus : Carl Maria von Weber () German composer, conductor, pianist, and critic (b.

18 or 19 November in Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein; d. 5 June in. This page was last edited on 12 Augustat Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply.

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber Born: Eutin (Holstein), 18 Nov. Died: London, 5 June Here Stephen C. Meyer approaches the search for a German opera through two of Carl Maria von Weber's operas (Der Freischütz and Euryanthe), as well as two other works that were important models for Weber's work (Etienne Méhul's Joseph and Peter von Winter's Das unterbrochene Opferfest).

Carl Maria von Weber, Soundtrack: 45 Years. Learining all about music and instruments Von Weber moved around Germany changing his teachers once in a while.

In he became "Kapellmeister" in Prague and in music director of the "Deutsche Oper" in Dresden. There he supported German operas instead of the Italian ones which were very popular at his time - nevertheless his masterpiece " Occupation: Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer.

Libretto, (Italian: “booklet”) text of an opera, operetta, or other kind of musical theatre. It is also used, less commonly, for a musical work not intended for the stage. A libretto may be in verse or in prose; it may be specially designed for a particular composer, or it may provide raw material.Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.

Weber's operas Der Freischütz, Euryanthe and Oberon greatly influenced the development of the Romantic opera in Germany.Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber. Orch. work by Hindemith, comp. –3, f.p. NY Originated in sketches () for ballet for Massine on Weber themes, using Turandot ov.

The Weber themes used are: 1st movt. (Allegro), No.4 (All'Ongarese) of Eight Pieces for pf. duet, –19; 2nd movt. Source for information on Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl .