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Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)

The next great leap in symphonic writing after Beethoven, came from the Frenchman, Hector Berlioz. This composer was as mad and crazy as he was original and inventive. 1,200 more words

Classical Music

Composers at Christmas

Liszt, Wagner and Berlioz, feeling seasonal

If J.S. Jr. is your favorite composer, please feel free to print this off and stick it on the wall next to your gramophone player. 11 more words


NSO's Symphonie Fantastique

Old familiar tunes.

There are some upcoming articles in which I soapbox a bit on just listening to new music. You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars on a crazy music collection with tons of albums and fancy equipment; just  929 more words

Concert Review

The Celebrated Distin Family

The Celebrated Distin Family: Music for Saxhorn Ensemble
The Prince Regent’s Band
Resonus RES10179. 55’40

Music by Mayerbeer, Berlioz, Donizetti, Verdi, Handel, Arne and the Distin family… 428 more words

CD Reviews

Performing Arts Waits in the Wings as STEM Takes the Spotlight

The Clark College orchestra will kick off its Fall season with a Nov. 30 concert, featuring works by Berlioz, Barber and Rimsky-Korsakov, directed by Dr. Don Appert. 542 more words