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The overture, & the popular music in Carl Maria von Weber's, celebrated romantic opera of Der Freischütz / as performed at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, adapted to the English stage and produced under the direction of Henry R. Bishop ; the poetry by George Soane Esqr.
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Bound in the Stewart Symonds sheet music collection no. 3, volume of songs and music, circa 1824-1827. The volume was bound by C. Kern, 7 Hunter Street Sydney, circa 1853-1854 (date: Neidorf). Bound together with Il Crociato by Meyerbeer.
Cover title.
For voices and piano.
Running title: Der Freischutz.
Price: 21s/-.
Ent. Sta. Hall.
HRB [Henry Rowley Bishop] stamp in ink-- bottom of cover page.
Each section priced and sold separately.
For solo voices, chorus and pianoforte.
Instrumental parts indicated.
Within in this work there are two spelling variations of "Freyschütz" and "Freischütz"
Singers mentioned: Mr T. Cooke, Mr Horn, Miss Povey, Miss Graddon (Margaretta Gibbs; singer; born in 1804).
Pencil annotations (fingering).
Full page index to both Der Freischütz and Il Crociato handwritten in ink --preceding title page for Der Freischütz.
Opera premiered 1821 in Berlin.
Opera premiered in London in 1824.
Contents: Overture der Freyschütz/ C.M. von Weber -- Victoria Victoria! Der Freischütz/ C. M. von Weber; poetry - G. Soane Esqr. Adapted by Henry R. Bishop -- Mine the Prize and Mine the Glory.Der Freischütz / C. M. von Weber; poetry - G. Soane Esqr. Adapted by Henry R. Bishop -- Tempo di Marcia. Der Freischütz/ C. M. von Weber -- Der Freischütz Waltz/ C.M. von Weber -- Ah! Faint my Heart, My Soul is Weary!/ C.M. von Weber -- Fill! Fill! 'till the Glass runs o'er!" Der Freyschutz./ C.M. von Weber -- Lo! Lo! Thy Hour Approaches Fast!/ C.M. von Weber -- Now the Clove Brilliant & Glowing/ C.M. von Weber -- Some Love One Day, Some Another/ C.M. von Weber -- Recitative & Air/ C.M. von Weber -- Ah! What! Oh! Horror!/ C.M. von Weber -- No Joy Without its Neighbour Sorrow/ C.M. von Weber -- The Dream/ C.M. von Weber -- We weave with flowers thy bridal wreath/ C.M. von Weber -- We roam thro' the Forest and Over the Mountain/ C.M. von Weber.
Provenance: Stewart Symonds sheet music collection.
[circa 1824-1825].
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London : Goulding, D'Almaine & Co., 20 Soho Square, and to be had at 7 Westmorland St. Dublin,
1 vocal score (105 pages) ; 34 cm.
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circa 1824-1825.
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