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BERLIOZ, H.: Harold en Italie / Le carnaval romain / Benvenuto Cellini: Overture (Berthaud, Lyon National Orchestra, Slatkin)

    






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BERLIOZ, H.: Harold en Italie / Le carnaval romain / Benvenuto Cellini: Overture (Berthaud, Lyon National Orchestra, Slatkin)

Drawing on the adventures of Byron’s Childe Harold and the composer’s own Italian experiences as a Prix de Rome winner, Harold en Italie was intended for the great violinist Paganini who, having initially rejected the work, later repented, giving it his highest praise. The brilliant concert overtures Benvenuto Cellini and Le carnaval romain are among Berlioz’s most popular works. Quickly taken up by several celebrated violinists of the time, the elegant Rêverie et Caprice is his only work for solo violin and orchestra. Leonard Slatkin’s Lyon recording of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique (8.572886) has been acclaimed as “quite simply one of the best on disc” by MusicWeb International.


Berlioz, Hector

  Harold en Italie, Op. 16
1.   I. Harold aux Montagnes. Scenes de melancolie, de bonheur, et de joie: Adagio 00:15:12
2.   II. Marche de pelerins chantant la priere du soir: Allegretto 00:08:13
3.   III. Serenade d'un montagnard des Abruzzes a sa maitresse: Allegro assai 00:06:02
4.   IV. Orgie de brigands. Souvenirs des scenes precedentes: Allegro frenetico 00:12:47
  Le carnaval romain, Op. 9
5.   Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 00:08:43
  Reverie et Caprice, Op. 8
6.   Reverie et Caprice, Op. 8 00:08:44
  Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23: Overture
7.   Benvenuto Cellini, Op. 23: Overture 00:10:49

Total Playing Time: 01:10:30






Composer(s):
Berlioz, Hector

Conductor(s):
Slatkin, Leonard

Orchestra(s):
Lyon National Orchestra

Artist(s):
Berthaud, Lise; Radivo, Giovanni

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573297

Barcode: 747313329779

Physical Release: 07/2014

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