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Freischütz. Libretto. English

Freischütz. Libretto. English



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, October 14, 1824. (statement of responsibility)
U.S. RISM Libretto Project.
Price on title page: Two shillings and six-pence; librettist-adapter's foreword, dated "Paris, 10th October, 1824"--p. v-viii.
Libretto by F. Kind--New Grove.
"William Molineux, printer, Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane"--verso of title page and on p. [1] at end.
Dramatis personae: OTTOKAR. Mr. Baker -- CONRAD. Mr. Egerton -- CASPAR. Mr. Bennett -- WILHELM. Mr. Pearman -- KILLIAN. Mr. Keeley -- CHRISTOPHER. Mr. Blanchard -- A HERMIT. Mr. Chapman -- 1ST HUNTER. Mr. J. Isaacs -- 2ND HUNTER. Mr. Tinney -- 3RD HUNTER. Mr. Ley -- THE WILD HUNTSMAN OF BOHEMIA. Mr. Evans -- BERTHA. Miss Paton -- LINA. Miss Love -- MARIAN. Miss J. Scott--p. iii.
Performance: London, Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1824. (venue)







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