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1 (Weber: Der Freischütz) Ten. A forester, in love with Agathe. Ashamed of his defeat in a shooting contest, he accepts magic bullets from Caspar to win the next test. Caspar plans to sacrifice him to the wild huntsman, Samiel, but Samiel guides the bullet and it fatally wounds Caspar. Created (1821) by Carl Stümer.

2 (Krenek: Jonny spielt auf). Ten. A composer. He writes a new opera for his beloved Anita, who is having an affair with Daniello, a violinist. But she and Max are reunited and set off for a new life in America. Created (1927) by Paul Beinert.

Subjects: Opera.


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