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Hector Berlioz, Composer
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(1803 - 1869).  French Composer, conductor, and critic.  His music was more popular abroad than in France, where he was better known as a writer and critic.  His "Treatise on Orchestration" greatly influenced other composers. His passion for the Irish Shakespearean actress Harriet Smithson (who later became his wife) prompted the composition of his Symphonie Fantastique, a romantic masterpiece.  Accordingly, he is considered the father of modern orchestration, and an archetypical romantic ar...
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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Recording Date: Fri 3 May 2013
I - Reveries and Passions: Largo - Allegro agitato e appassionato assai (15:29) N/A
II - A Ball: Waltz - Allegro non troppo (6:26) N/A
III - In the Country: Adagio (18:05) N/A
IV - March to the Scaffold: Allegretto non troppo (4:50) N/A
V - Dream of the Witches' Sabbath: Larghetto - Allegro (10:15) N/A
Berlioz: Lélio, Op. 14bis
Lélio, Op. 14bis - Chanson De Brigands (Live) (4:19) N/A
Berlioz: Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23 (10:56) N/A
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