Life of Hector Berlioz as written by Himself in his Letters and Memoirs.

by Hector Berlioz

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Hector Berlioz ()) Hector Berlioz was born in to a doctor father and a staunch Catholic mother. he started his musical education, taking lessons in guitar, flute, and singing. He never studied the piano as a child. Hector's father .   Berlioz was arguably the greatest French composer of the nineteenth century. Although the author of the Symphonie fantastique was possessed of a fertile imagination and sometimes obsessed by love, the image of Berlioz as a misunderstood and mistreated genius obscures both the solidity of his work as a musical architect and the reality of his position as Brand: Cambridge University Press.

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Berlioz compiled and wrote this book in the s and s before his final decline and death. Some of it he wrote fresh, but the bulk of it is assembled from memoirs and letters he wrote earlier in his life.

Berlioz is not a composer I am overly familiar with, but I got this book for 50 cents at a tag sale, which I figured was a good deal/5.

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Louis-Hector Berlioz (11 December – 8 March ) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in Italy, choral pieces including the Requiem and L'Enfance du Christ, his three operas Benvenuto Cellini, Les Troyens and Béatrice et Bénédict, and works of hybrid genres such as the "dramatic.

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His book is both an account of his important place in the rise of the Romantic movement and a personal testament. He tells the 4/5(1). Hector Berlioz, in full Louis-Hector Berlioz, (born DecemLa Côte-Saint-André, France—died March 8,Paris), French composer, critic, and conductor of the Romantic period, known largely for his Symphonie fantastique (), the choral symphony Roméo et Juliette (), and the dramatic piece La Damnation de Faust ().

His last years were. Looking for books by Hector Berlioz. See all books authored by Hector Berlioz, including Autobiography of Hector Berlioz: Member of the Institute of France, from to ; Comprising His Travels in Italy, Germany, Russia, and England, and Fantastic Symphony: An Authoritative Score Historical Background,Analysis, Views and Comments (Critical Scores), and more on Hector Berlioz was born on 11 December at La Côte-Saint-André in the département of Isère.

His father, Louis Berlioz, a physician, is believed to have introduced acupunctural techniques in Europe.

His mother, Marie-Antoinette, was a devout Roman Catholic. Berlioz and the Romantic Century. Boston: Little, Brown & Co. (2 vols.) pp. + pp. Hector Berlioz. Translated by Katharine F. Boult. The Life of Hector Berlioz as Written By Himself in His Letters and Memoirs. London: J.

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Hector Berlioz [1] (French: ; 11 December – 8 March ) 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 specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted.

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Symphonie fantastique: Épisode de la vie d'un artiste en cinq parties (Fantastical Symphony: Episode in the Life of an Artist in Five Sections) Op. 14, is a program symphony written by the French composer Hector Berlioz in It is an important piece of the early Romantic period.

The first performance was at the Paris Conservatoire on 5 December Opus: Op. Hector Berlioz' () autobiography is both an account of his important place in the rise of the Romantic movement and a personal testament. He tells the story of his liaison with Harriet Smithson, and his even more passionate affairs of Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

by Hector Berlioz Hector Berlioz' () autobiography is both an account of his important place in the rise of the Romantic movement and a personal testament. He tells the story of his liaison with Harriet Smithson, and his even more passionate affairs of the mind with Shakespeare, Scott, and Byron/5(20).

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Berlioz, Hector, Life and letters of Berlioz. (London, Remington and co., ), also by Charles Gounod and Daniel Bernard, trans. by H. Mainwaring Dunstan (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Berlioz, Hector, The life of Hector Berlioz, as written by himself in his letters and memoirs, (London, J.

Buy The Memoirs Of Hector Berlioz by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). Hector Berlioz (born La Côte-St-André, Isère, 11 December ; died Paris, 8 March ) was a French was one of the greatest composers of the 19th music is typical of the Romantic period: full of passion and often based on ideas outside music.

He was not particularly good at playing any instrument, but he was brilliant at writing for the orchestra. Hector Berlioz-french composer, conductor, and music journalist-born: Decem in La Cote -St-Andre, Isere, France-died: March 8, in Paris, France-one of the first musicians in France to like instrumental music and Beethoven-not a mainstream composer.

Berlioz started these Memoirs while in his mid's and while in London for performances of his works and finding himself with some spare time. From then until the end of his life two decades later, he would add to them, with the express requirement that they be published by: Possibly the most colourful figure in the history of Western music, Hector Berlioz () was certainly the most eloquent.

His autobiography is among the greatest ever written. Larger than life - like his massive works - Berlioz was a seminal figure in the Romantic movement and his book is both a personal testament and an account of his role Price Range: $ - $ Hector Berlioz was born on Deceminto the family of Dr.

Louis Berlioz and Marie-Antoinette-Josephine. Hector was the first of six children, three of whom died. He took music lessons at home from a visiting teacher and played flute and guitar. The Memoirs of Hector Berlioz: Berlioz, Hector, Cairns, David, Cairns, David: Books - (14). The second performance of the Messe solennelle takes place at Saint-Eustache on 22 November, with Berlioz himself conducting for the first time.

He hears Beethoven’s Third and Fifth symphonies played at the Conservatoire, conducted by Habeneck (March onwards). Berlioz gives his first orchestral concert on 26 May.Hector Berlioz. Hector Berlioz (French: [ɛktɔʁ bɛʁljoːz]; 11 December – 8 March ) 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 specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and .Tom S.

Wotton Hector Berlioz Chapter One — INTRODUCTORY Notes. The wish to know something of the life and character of a great man is a natural one. Whether, in the case of an artist, this knowledge will help us to understand his works is problematical.