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WEBER.

9. Marcla vivace, for 10 trumpets; D. Unprlnted; used fcr Euryanthe. 1822.

10. March, for wind Instruments ; 0. Subject partly the same as XI. 22. 1826.

X. CONCEBTOS AND CONCERTED PIECES WITH OBCHESTBA.

1. First PF. concerto ; C. Allegro ; Adagio ; Finale, presto. 1810.

2. Second PF. concerto ; Eb. Allegro maestoso ; Adagio ; Hondo, presto. 1812.

3. Concert-stuck for PF. ; F minor. Larghetto affettuoso ; Allegro passionate ; Marcla e Bondo glojoso. 1821.

4. Concertino for clarinet ; C minor Eb. Adagio ma non troppo ; Thema (Andante) with variations, and Finale, Allegro. 1811.

B. First concerto for clarinet ; F minor. Allegro moderate ; Adagio ma non troppo ; Bondo allegretto. 1811.

6. Second concerto for clarinet ; Eb. Allegro ; Bomanze i Alia Po- lacca. 1811.

7. Quintet for clarinet and string-quartet ; Bb. Allegro ; Fantasia Adagio ; Menuetto ; Bondo, allegro glojoso. Classed here as being of the nature of a concerto. 1815.

8. Concerto for bassoon ; F major. Allegro ma non troppo ; Adagio; Bondo. allegro. 1811.

9. Adagio e Eondo Ungarese. for bassoon ; minor. Bevislon of No. 13. 1813.

10. Concertino for horn ; E minor. Adagio ; Andante con nioto with variations ; Polacca. 1815.

11. Bomanza Siciliana for flute ; G minor. 1S05.

12. Six variations for viola on the Volkslied, 'A Schflsserl und a Belnd'rl ' ; 0. 1806.

13. Andante and Eondo Ungarese for viola ; C minor. See No. 9. 1809.

14. Potpourri for cello ; D. Maestoso ; Andante with variations ; Adagio ; Finale, allegro. 1808.

15. Andante and variations for cello ; D minor, F major. 1810.

16. Adagio and Bondo for the Harmonlchord ; F major. 1811.

XI. PIANOFOBTE MUSIC.

A. For two hands.

1. First Sonata ; C, Allegro ; Adagio ; Menuetto, allegro ; Bondo, presto. 1812,

2. Second Sonata; Ab. Allegro moderate con spirito ed assal legato ; Andante ; Menuetto capricclo ; Bondo, moderate e molto grazioso. 1816.

3. Third Sonata ; D minor. Allegro feroce ; Andante con moto Bondo. presto. 1816.

4. Fourth Sonata ; E minor. Moderate ; Menuetto ; Andante quasi Allegretto ; Finale. La Tarentella. 1822.

5. Six variations on an original theme ; C. 1?00.

6. Eight variations on a theme from Vogler's Castor and Pollux ' j F. 1804.

7. Six variations on a theme from Vogler's ' Samori ' ; Bb. 1804.

8. Seven variations on Blanchi's 'Vien qua Dorlnabella"; 0. 1807.

9. Seven variations on an original theme ; F. 1808.

10. Seven variations on a theme from Me'hul's ' Joseph ' ; C. 1812.

11. Nine variations on a Bussian air, ' Schone Minka ' ; C minor 1815.

12. Seven variations on a Gipsy air ; C. 1817.

13. Memento capriccioso ; Bb. 1808.

14. Grande Polonaise ; Eb. 1808.

15. Polacca brilliants ; E major. 1819.

16. Bondo brilllante ; Eb. 1819.

17. Aufforderung zum Tanze, Bondo brilliant ; Db. 1819.

18. Six Fughetti, Op. 1. 1798.

19. Twelve Allemandes (Valses, Nos. 11 and 12, for 4 hands.) 1801.

20. Six Ecossalses. 1802.

21. Eighteen Valses (Valses favorites de 1'Imperatrice de France) 1812.

B. For four hands.

22. Six easy little pieces : (1) Sonatina, ; (2) Bomanze, F ; (8) Me- nuetto, Bb ; (4) Andante con variazlonl, G ; (5) Marcia, maestoso ; (6) Bondo, Eb.

23. Six pieces : (1) Moderate, Eb ; (2) Andantlno con moto, C minor ;

(3) Andante con variazioni, G ; (4) Masurik, 0; (5) Adagio, Ab; (6) Bondo, Eb. 1809.

24. Eight pieces: a) Moderate, D; (2) Allegro, ; (3) Adagio, F;

(4) Allegro, A minor; (5) Alia Slclliana, D minor ; (6) Tema varlato (Ich hab' mir elns erwfthlet, see V. 40), E ; (7) Marcla G minor (8) Eondo. Bb. 1818-1819.

Xn. PIANOFOETE MUSIC WITH ACCOMPANIMENT.

1. Nine variations on a Norwegian air ; D minor. PF. and violin. 1808.

2. Six Sonatas for PF. and violin : (1) F, Allegro, Bomanze, Bondo amabile ; (2) G, Moderate, Adagio, Bondo allegro ; (3) D minor, Al- legretto moderate, Bondo presto ; (4) Eb, Moderate, Bondo vivace ;

(5) A, Andante con moto with variations, Finale Siclliano ; (6) 0, Al- legro con fuoco. Largo, Polacca. 1810.

3. Seven variations for PF. and clarinet : Bb. 1811.

4. Grand Duo concertant for PF. and clarinet ; Eb. Allegro con fuoco, Andante con moto, Bondo allegro. 1816.

5. Divertimento assai facile for PF. and guitar: a) Andante, 0; (2) Valse, A minor ; (3) Andante con Variazioni, G ; (4) Polacca, A major. 1816.

It is scarcely necessary to mention that the Foregoing summary is drawn up from Jahns's Carl Maria von Weber in seinen Werken'

��WEBEE FAMILY. 4J9

(Berlin, Schlesinger, 1871), a first-rate book, on which all future writers about Weber must rely. I have altered Jahns's arrangement. [P-S.]

WEBER FAMILY, known fortheirconnection with Mozart, who first knew them in Mannheim, and married the third daughter. The father,

FRIDOLIN, born 1733 at Zell (in Breisgau), studied law at Freiburg, and succeeded his father as bailiff of the Schonau estates. He was a clever violinist, and the Elector Karl Theodor invited him and his brother Franz Anton to Mannheim, where however, according to Mo- zart, he occupied quite a subordinate position as copyist, prompter, and supernumerary vio- linist in the band. In 1756 he married Marie Cacilie Stamm of Mannheim. His brother, and junior by a year, FRANZ ANTON, was the father of Carl Maria von Weber, who was thus Mozart's first cousin by marriage. Mozart writing to his father about Fridolin Weber's four daughters, says, ' I have never met before with such a variety of dispositions in one family.' The eldest,

JOSEPHA, was a bravura singer, with a high and flexible voice, but a poor musician. Mozart wrote for her the part of the Queen of Night in the ' Zauberflote ' and a bravura air (Kochel, No. 580). She married in 1789 Hofer, violinist at Schikaneder's theatre, and after his death Meyer, a bass-singer, who sang Pizarro in ' Fi- delio.' She died in 1820. The second,

ALOYSIA, born 1750, was Mozart's first love. Her voice was exceptionally high, and extremely pleasant in tone, though perhaps rather weak for the stage. In 1780 she was engaged for the opera in Vienna, and married an actor at the court theatre, named Lange, who died in 1827. Mme. Lange made several professional tours be- fore her final retirement in 1808. She died at Salzburg in 1839. Mozart wrote for her the part of Constanze in the 'Entfuhrung,' 6 airs (Kochel, Nos. 294, 316, 383, 418, 419, 538), and a rondo (No. 41 6). 1 The third,

CONSTANZE, born 1763 at Zell, became Mo- zart's wife. When the Archbishop of Salz- burg dismissed Mozart from his household in Vienna, the latter took up his abode with Frau Weber (her husband had died of apoplexy), then living with three of her daughters, Aloysia being married, in a house called ' Zum Auge Gottes,' in the Peters-Platz. Here began the love affair which caused Mozart's father so much anxiety. The marriage took place Aug. 4, 1782, and in nine years Constanze was left a widow. For the support of herself and children she made several professional tours. In 1809 she married a Danish official named Nissen, 2 but in 1826 was again left a widow, and died at Salzburg March 6, 1842.* The youngest of the four,

SOPHIE, born 1764, also a talented singer, married Haibl, tenor and composer, attached to Schikaneder's theatre. During widowhood she lived with Constanze at Salzburg, and died there in 1843. She was present at Mozart's death, and in 1825 wrote, at Niesen's request, a touch- ing account of the last sad moments. [C.F.P.]

I See ante, vol. 11. 387. 2 Ib. 11. 460. Ib. 11. 406.

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