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).

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Jähns (1871)[1] Title Genre Sub­divisions Libretto Composition Première date Place, theatre
999-6 Anh. 6 MachtDie Macht der Liebe und des Weins Singspiel 1798, but lost 0
999-1 Anh. 1 WaldmädchenDas Waldmädchen (Das stumme Waldmädchen or Das Mädchen im Spessarter Wald) romantische Oper 2 acts SteinsbergC. von Steinsberg 1800, but only fragments remain 1800-11-2424 November 1800 Freiberg (Saxony), Buttermarkt
008 8 Peter Schmoll und seine Nachbarn 2 acts TürkJosef Türk after C G Cramer 1801–2, dialogue lost 1803-03-00 March? 1803 Augsburg
044-6 44-6 Rübezahl 2 acts RhodeJ.G. Rhode, after J K A Musäus's Volksmärchen der Deutschen 1804–5, 3 nos. survive 0unperformed
087 87 Silvana romantische Oper 3 acts HiemerFranz Karl Hiemer, after C. von Steinsberg's text for Weber's Das Waldmädchen 1808–10 1810-09-1616 September 1810 Frankfurt
106 Abu Hassan Singspiel 1 act HiemerFranz Karl Hiemer 1810–11 1811-06-044 June 1811 Munich, Residenz
277 FreischützDer Freischütz romantische Oper 3 acts KindJohann Friedrich Kind 1817–21 1821-06-1818 June 1821 Berlin, Schauspielhaus
999-5 Anh. 5 dreiDie drei Pintos komische Oper 3 acts HellTheodore 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.
1888-01-2020 January 1888 Leipzig, Neues Stadt
291 Euryanthe grosse heroisch-romantische Oper 3 acts ChezyHelmina von Chézy 1822–23 1823-10-2525 October 1823 Vienna, Kärntnertortheater
306 Oberon or The Elf Kings Oath romantische Oper 3 acts PlancheJames Planché 1825–26 1826-04-1212 April 1826 London, Royal Opera House

References[edit]

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