Song of the Hunstmen, from Der Freischutz (SAB chorus)
Title: Song of the Huntsmen, from Der Freischutz
Composer: Carl Maria von Weber, arr. David Gable
English text by David Gable
Voicing: Soprano, Alto, Tenor/Baritone
Printout: 3 pages
Note: The purchaser may make copies for classroom use only. All other rights reserved. This chorus is usually referred to as The Hunters’ Chorus. The given title was used to distinguish this arrangement and the new text (the joys of nature) from the original (the joys of killing wild animals). Der Freischtz was a groundbreaking work and is generally regarded as the first important German romantic opera.