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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: "Love Scene" from Romeo et Juliette, Op. 17
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Michael Stern
Recording Date: Fri 14 Feb 2014
"Love Scene" from Romeo et Juliette, Op. 17 (16:38) N/A
Berlioz: Grande messe des morts, Op. 5 N/A
Requiem et Kyrie (11:01) N/A
Dies irae (11:57) N/A
Quid sum miser (2:59) N/A
Rex tremendae (5:50) N/A
Quaerens me (4:39) N/A
Lacrymosa (9:51) N/A
Offertorium (9:39) N/A
Hostias (3:17) N/A
Sanctus (10:29) N/A
Agnus Dei (11:29) N/A
Berlioz: Chasse royale et Orage (Royal Hunt and Storm) from Les Troyens
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: David Loebel
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Chasse royale et Orage (Royal Hunt and Storm) from Les Troyens (10:50) N/A
Berlioz: Les nuits d'été, Op. 7 N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Madeleine Lovell
Recording Date: Tue 16 Sep 2008
I - Villanelle (2:17) N/A
II - Le spectre de la rose (6:39) N/A
III - Sur les lagunes (Lamento) (6:12) N/A
IV - Absence (4:20) N/A
V - Au cimetière (Claire de lune) (4:54) N/A
VI - L'île inconnue (5:29) 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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