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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: Selections from Romeo and Juliet N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Love Scene (17:13) N/A N/A
Berlioz: Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Bruce Hangen
Recording Date: Sat 23 Sep 2017
Overture to Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23 (11:12) N/A
Berlioz: Harold en Italie, Op. 16 N/A
Composer: Hector Berlioz
Conductor: Jaime Laredo
Recording Date: Sat 6 May 2017
I - Harold in the Mountains (15:42) N/A
II - March of the Pilgrims (7:44) N/A
III - Serenade (6:34) N/A
IV - Orgy of the Brigands (13:06) N/A
Berlioz: Sinfonia Fantástica, Op.14 N/A
I - Devaneios. Paixões (Largo — Allegro Agitato e Appassionato Assai) (13:27) N/A
II - Um Baile (Valse. Allegro Non Troppo) (6:30) N/A
III - Cena Campestre (Adagio) (15:37) N/A
IV - Marcha Para o Cadafalso (Allegretto Non Troppo) (6:52) N/A
V - Sonho de Uma Noite de Sabá (Larghetto — Allegro Assai — Allegro — Un Peu Retenu) (11:02) N/A
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
March 16 & 18, 2018 (0:30) N/A
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