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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: La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 N/A
Dance of the Sylphs (6:03) N/A
Will-o-the-Wisps (2:27) N/A
Rákóczy March (5:28) N/A
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Toshiyuki Shimada
Recording Date: Sat 19 Nov 2011
V - Songe d'une nuit du sabbat (Dreams of a Witch's Sabbath) (10:06) 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
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
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