List of operas by Weber

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This is a complete list of the operas of the German composer Carl Maria von Weber (1786–1826).

List[edit]

Jähns (1871)[1] Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Composition Première date Place, theatre
Anh. 6 Die Macht der Liebe und des Weins Singspiel 1798, but lost
Anh. 1 Das Waldmädchen (Das stumme Waldmädchen or Das Mädchen im Spessarter Wald) romantische Oper 2 acts C. von Steinsberg 1800, but only fragments remain 24 November 1800 Freiberg, Buttermarkt
8 Peter Schmoll und seine Nachbarn 2 acts Josef Türk after C G Cramer 1801–2, dialogue lost March? 1803 Augsburg
44-6 Rübezahl 2 acts J.G. Rhode, after J K A Musäus's Volksmärchen der Deutschen 1804–5, 3 nos. survive unperformed
87 Silvana romantische Oper 3 acts Franz Karl Hiemer, after C. von Steinsberg's text for Weber's Das Waldmädchen 1808–10 16 September 1810 Frankfurt
106 Abu Hassan Singspiel 1 act Franz Karl Hiemer 1810–11 4 June 1811 Munich, Residenz
277 Der Freischütz romantische Oper 3 acts Johann Friedrich Kind 1817–21 18 June 1821 Berlin, Schauspielhaus
Anh. 5 Die drei Pintos komische Oper 3 acts Theodore Hell
New libretto by Carl von Weber (the composer's grandson) and Gustav Mahler
1820–21, incomplete.
Score completed by Mahler based on surviving sketches and new music based on other pieces by Weber.
20 January 1888 Leipzig, Neues Stadt
291 Euryanthe grosse heroisch-romantische Oper 3 acts Helmina von Chézy 1822–23 25 October 1823 Vienna, Kärntnertortheater
306 Oberon, or The Elf King's Oath romantische Oper 3 acts James Planché 1825–26 12 April 1826 London, Royal Opera House

References[edit]

  1. ^ Catalogue numbers of Weber's works as compiled by Friedrich Wilhelm Jähns (1871).