The freyschütz, or, The wild huntsman of Bohemia
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Published by Printed for J. Miller in London .
Written in English

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  • Operas -- Librettos

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Edition Notes

Other titlesThe freyschütz., The wild huntsman of Bohemia.
Statementaltered from the German by Barham Livius ; the music composed by the Chevalier Carl Maria De Weber.
GenreLibrettos.
SeriesEnglish and American drama of the nineteenth century
ContributionsLivius, Barham, d. 1865.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 55 p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17468387M
OCLC/WorldCa9225788

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Title: The Freyschütz, or, the wild huntsman of Bohemia. A romantic opera in three acts. Altered from the German by B. L. Second edition. Publisher: British Library, Historical Print Editions The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over million items in all known languages and formats: books Author: Barham Livius. Place—Bohemia. Synopsis Act I. At the target range. Kilian, the peasant, has defeated Max, the forester, at a prize shooting, a Schutzenfest, maybe. The scene changes to the Wolf's Glen, the haunt of Zamiel the wild huntsman (otherwise the devil) to whom Kaspar has sold himself, and to whom now he plans to turn over Max as a victim, in. A ‘’'Freischütz’'’ “freeshooter“, in German folklore, is a marksman who, by a contract with the devil, has obtained a certain number of bullets destined to hit without fail whatever object he wishes As the legend is usually told, six of the ‘’'magic bullets’'’ German: ‘’Freikugeln’', literally “free bullets” are thus subservient to the marksman’s will, but the seventh is at the absolute . A Freischütz (" freeshooter "), in German folklore, is a marksman who, by a contract with the devil, has obtained a certain number of bullets destined to hit without fail whatever object he wishes. As the legend is usually told, six of the magic bullets (German: Freikugeln.

Place: Bohemia. Act I. At the target range. The scene changes to the wolf’s Glen, the haunt or Zamiel the wild huntsman (otherwise the devil) to whom Kaspar has sold himself, and to whom now he plans to turn over Max as a victim, in order to gain for himself a brief respite on earth, his time to Zamiel being up. "Der Freischütz" is. Der Freischütz is a supernatural tale of love, temptation, and good versus evil, with an important moral lesson. The hermit advises the people not to test men on their ability to make one shot, but on the strength of their character that they show you. 7 ** suits thehorn withholylay," The fairKnightspake,inmannermild: Return: Nogoodyou'llreap thisday, Yourangel warns." — Withlooksmost wild, Theothersternlycried, Hunt on,myLord; Actlike aPrince heed notthatsniv'ller's word." Wellsaid!myneighbouron theleft, Thouart ahero tomymind: Let those of. The Wild Hunt is a folklore motif that historically occurs in European Hunts typically involve a ghostly or supernatural group of hunters passing in wild pursuit. The hunters may be elves or fairies or the dead, and the leader of the hunt is often a named figure associated with Odin, but may variously be a historical or legendary figure like Theodoric the Great, the Danish .

altered from the German by Barham Livius, Esq. ; the music composed by the Chevalier Carl Maria de Weber, maître de chapelle to the King of Saxony, and director of the opera at Dresden ; first performed at the Theatre Royal Covent Garden, Thursday, Octo (Statement Of Responsibility). U.S. RISM Libretto Project. Price on title page: Two shillings and six-pence; . This book has been cited by the following publications. in the grand operatic romance of Der Freischutz or the wild huntsman’ (New York: E. Riley, n.d.) ‘Heart wilt thou rest thee never in the romantic opera of Der Freischutz, or the black huntsman of Bohemia’ (London: W. Eavestaff and Lavenu & Co., n.d.) Livius, Barham, The Cited by: 3. "Washington Irving's manuscript of 'The wild huntsman' is the first dramatization in English of the great German opera, 'Der freischütz'." Description: pages facsimiles 25 cm: Responsibility: by Washington Irving (hitherto unpublished) with an introduction by George S. Hellman. The Wild Huntsman Bohemia In the falltime when the people around Neubistritz are laying flax in the ponds late at evening they hear the wild hunt. In the woods near the ponds a a terrible commotion commences: trees crack; dogs bark; and everywhere "haho! haho!" sounds forth up .