Hector Berlioz

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Berlioz was the archetypal French Romantic composer/conductor, known for passionate emotions, intense literary inspirations, and grandiose musical displays.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Symphonie fantastique for orchestra ("Episode de la vie d'un Artiste...en cinq parties"), H.48 (Op. 14) 1830 Symphony
La Damnation de Faust, for mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass, chorus and orchestra, ("légende dramatique") H. 111 (Op. 24) 1845 Choral
Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a 1858 Opera
Roméo et Juliette, for alto, tenor, bass, chorus & orchestra ("symphonie dramatique"), H.79 (Op. 17) 1839 Choral Symphony
Le carnaval romain (Roman Carnival Overture), ouverture catactéristique for orchestra, H.95 (Op. 9) 1844 Orchestral
Les Nuits d'été, song cycle for voice & piano (or orchestra), H. 81 (Op. 7) 1841 Vocal Music
L' Enfance du Christ, oratorio for soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, 3 basses, chorus & orchetsra ("trilogie sacrée") H. 130 (Op. 25) 1850 Choral
Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16) 1834 Concerto Symphony
Requiem (Grande Messe des morts), for tenor, chorus & orchestra, H. 75 (Op. 5) 1837 Choral
Benvenuto Cellini, opera, H. 76a, Op. 23 1834 Opera
Le Corsaire, overture for orchestra, H. 101 (Op. 21) 1846 Orchestral
Béatrice et Bénédict, opera, H. 138 1860 Opera
Marche de Rákóczy (Rákóczy March), for orchestra (Le damnation de Faust), H. 109 1846 Orchestral
La Mort de Cléopâtre, for soprano & orchestra, H.36 1829 Vocal Music
Te Deum, for tenor, 3 choruses, brass bands, organ & orchestra, H. 118 (Op. 22) 1849 Choral
Rêverie et caprice for violin & orchestra ("romance"), H.88 (Op. 8) 1841 Concerto
King Lear Overture (Grande Ouverture du roi Lear), for orchestra, H. 53 (Op. 4) 1831 Orchestral
Overture to "Benvenuto Cellini" (Grande Ouverture de Benvenuto Cellini) for orchestra, H. 76b (Op. 23) Orchestral
Waverly Overture (Grande Ouverture de Waverly) for orchestra, H. 26 (Op. 1) 1828 Orchestral
Lélio, ou Le retour à la vie, for soloists, chorus & orchestra ("monodrame lyrique"), H. 55 (Op. 14bis) 1831 Choral
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