Bad luck seemed to dog Carl Maria von Weber's professional life; there was always a rival faction, a temperamental diva or political intrigue to complicate matters.
Donald Macleod finds Weber working for the aristocratic and eccentric Württemberg family, with whom Weber's own sense of mischief landed him in hot water.
Ruler of the Sprits Overture
The Hanover Band
Roy Goodman (director)
Symphony No 1
Claus Peter Flor (conductor)
Seven Variations on Vien quà, Dorina bella
Alexander Paley (piano).