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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: Roméo et Juliette, Op. 17 N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
Introduction: Combat and Tumult, Intervention of the Prince (4:29) N/A
Romeo Alone; Grand Festivities at the Capulets’ House (13:01) N/A
Love Scene (16:51) N/A
Scherzo: Queen Mab, the Fairy of Dreams (7:57) N/A
Romeo at Juliet’s Tomb (9:17) N/A
Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Steven Jarvi
Recording Date: Fri 3 Jun 2016
Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9 (10:04) N/A N/A
Berlioz: Overture to Roman Carnival
Overture to Roman Carnival (9:30)
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Berlioz: Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: David Loebel
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Le corsaire Overture, Op. 21 (8:45) N/A
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