BERLIOZ / Norrigton"Symphonie Fantastique" - BERLIOZ / Norrigton - "Symphonie Fantastique" -  EMI Candaian Pressing 1989 SEALED"Berlioz composed this work in 1830 and conducted the first performance in Paris on December 5 of that same year. He revised it in 1832 and added two cornets to the instrumentation in 1845. Berl...30.00

BERLIOZ / Norrigton - "Symphonie Fantastique" - EMI Candaian Pressing 1989 SEALED [Expired]


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"Berlioz composed this work in 1830 and conducted the first performance in Paris on December 5 of that same year. He revised it in 1832 and added two cornets to the instrumentation in 1845. Berlioz the composer was a full-blown Romantic, whose infatuationfirst-sight with a pretty British ing├łnue named Harriet Smithson influenced his Fantastic Symphony. Harriet was "The Beloved" of his programme fantastique. "A young musician of morbid sensibility...in a paroxysm of lovesick despair" attempts suicide, but takes only enough laudanum to induce hallucinations, in which his Beloved appears as a recurring melody with several personalities, finally as a bacchante at a satanic ritual. In the finale, Berlioz went far beyond Beethoven's merrymaking peasants; he created a witches' sabbath, without precedent in music before 1830. Along with liberating orchestral color, he overthrew the tyranny of bar-lines, downbeat accents, and academic dogma." - AMG. This is a SEALED EMI LP from 1989 No 'cut-outs' or 'holes' There is no return for any reason on a sealed record that has been opened. NOTE! Purchase any 3 or more of my LP's together and get 10% off the order as well as savings on shipping! Just click on "More From This Seller" to see a full listing! Please Note! Shipping costs are for continental US ONLY. All others should request a shipping estimate before placing your order. 0814
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