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Title: Complete Orchestral Works
Otros títulos: Sämtliche Orchesterwerke
L'œuvre pour orchestre
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Hector Berlioz; London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Colin Davis
Código CDU: Berl.04
Forma Musical: Overtures
Abstract: Berlioz, the passionate, ardent, irrepressible genius of French Romanticism, left a rich and original oeuvre which exerted a profound influence on nineteenth century music. Berlioz developed a profound affinity toward music and literature as a child. Sent to Paris at 17 to study medicine, he was enchanted by Gluck's operas, firmly deciding to become a composer. With his father's reluctant consent, Berlioz entered the Paris Conservatoire in 1826. His originality was already apparent and disconcerting—a competition cantata, Cléopâtre (1829), looms as his first sustained masterpiece—and he won the Prix de Rome in 1830 amid the turmoil of the July Revolution. Meanwhile, a performance of Hamlet in September 1827, with Harriet Smithson as Ophelia, provoked an overwhelming but unrequited passion, whose aftermath may be heard in the Symphonie fantastique (1830). Returning from Rome, Berlioz organized a concert in 1832, featuring his symphony. Harriet Smithson was in the audience. They were ...


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2. Benvenuto Cellini - Completo.wav 9:36 96.91Mb WAV audio wav
3. Le roi Lear Op. 4 - Completo.wav 15:43 158.6Mb WAV audio wav
4. Les Francs-juges Op. 3 - Completo.wav 12:42 128.1Mb WAV audio wav
5. Waverley Op. 1 - Completo.wav 10:22 104.5Mb WAV audio wav
6. Le corsaire Op. 21 - Completo.wav 8:33 86.33Mb WAV audio wav
7. Carnaval romain Op. 9 - Completo.wav 8:58 90.55Mb WAV audio wav

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