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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

  • Aired: 10/16/2009
  • 54:51
  • Rating: TV-G
Berlioz's orchestral sonic spectacular, written to win the heart of a beautiful actress, demanded sacrifice from its author and his audience. From romantic daydreams to deadly displays of devotion, the symphony relates an "episode in the life of an artist."
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The story is a self-portrait of its composer, Hector Berlioz.
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