Goethe's Faust

In music and film

  • In 1814 Franz Schubert set a text from Faust Part I, scene 15 as "Gretchen am Spinnrade" (D 118; Op. 2). It was his first setting of a text by Goethe. Later Lieder by Schubert based on Faust: D 126, 367, 440 and 564.[13]
  • Robert Schumann's secular oratorio Scenes from Goethe's Faust (1844–1853)
  • Hector Berlioz's "légende dramatique" La damnation de Faust (1846)
  • Franz Liszt's Faust Symphony (1857)
  • Charles Gounod's opera Faust (1859)
  • Arrigo Boito's opera Mefistofele (1868; 1875)
  • The second section of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 (1906) sets the text of the final scene of part II of Goethe's Faust.
  • F. W. Murnau's film Faust (1926) is based on older versions of the legend as well as Goethe's version.
  • Randy Newman's musical Faust (1993)
  • Jan Švankmajer's film Faust (1994)
  • Alexander Sokurov's film Faust (2011)
  • American band Kamelot's concept albums Epica and The Black Halo are loosely based around the play.
  • American band Agalloch's Faustian Echoes EP is directly based on Goethe's work and contains direct quotations from it.

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