Romeo and Juliet, H 79

Hector Berlioz wrote Romeo et Juliette with the generous help of Nicccolo Paganini, who provided him with 20,000 francs that helped him pay off his debts and concentrate on a work of large scale. Berlioz finished in the score in 1839, and the first performance of the work took place that same year. The work received mixed reviews, though Berlioz considered it to be a success. Nowadays it is considered as one of his finest works, and one of his most detailed programmatic pieces. The score underwent a number of revisions ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - I. Introduction: Combats - Tumulte - Intervention du Prince
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - II - Prologue: D'anciennes haines endormies
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - III. Strophes - i. Premiers transports que nul n'oublie
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - IV. Strophes ii: Bientot de Romeo la pale reverie, Scherzetto
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - V. Romeo seul, Tristesse, Bruit lointain de bal et de concerto,
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - VI. Scene d'amour
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - VII. La Reine Mab, ou la Fee des songes
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - VIII. Convoi funebre de Juliette
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - IX. Romeo au tombeau des Capulet
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - X. Final - La foule accourt au cimetiere, Recitatif et Air du Pere Laurence,
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - XI. Air, Rixe des Capulets et des Montagus, Invocation du Pere Laurence
Romeo and Juliet, H 79 - XII. Serment

Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique and ...
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