Hector Berlioz

11 December 1803 - 8 March 1869

Intro to Berlioz

Hector Berlioz was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and Grande messe des morts (Requiem). Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 songs. His ... more
Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14: IV. Marche au supplice
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Harold en italie, Op. 16: III.Sérénade d'un montagnard des Abruzzes à sa maîtresse
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Rêverie et Caprice, Op.8
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Roméo et Juliette, Symphonie dramatique, Op. 17, 4ème Partie: La reine Mab, ou la Fée des Songes
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Requiem, Op.5 (Grande Messe des Morts): 1. Requiem - Kyrie
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Harold en Italie, Op.16: 1b. Harold aux montagnes (Allegro)
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La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 / Part 1: Marche hongroise
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Symphonie fantastique, Op.14: 2. Un bal (Valse: Allegro non troppo)
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Les Troyens : Royal Hunt & Storm
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Symphonie fantastique, Op.14: 1. Rêveries. Passions (Largo - Allegro agitato ed appassionato assai)
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Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.

Hector Berlioz

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Singers of the Century: Maggie Teyte – A French Song Recital
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict; Irlande
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique; Overture Les francs-juges
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101 Classical: The Best Classical Music Ever!
Essential Classical Overtures
Shakespeare In Music & Words
Berlioz: Les Nuits d'éte; Mélodies
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