Berlioz Damnation

Feng Bian - Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vol. 46 – Berlioz Transcriptions (2017)

Feng Bian - Liszt: Complete Piano Music, Vo. 46 – Berlioz Transcriptions (2017)
Classical, Piano | MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 01:04:38 | 148 MB
Label: Naxos | Release Year: 2017

Liszt first met Hector Berlioz in Paris before the premiere of the Symphonie fantastique in 1830 and at first their mutual esteem was unbounded. Liszt proceeded to transcribe the music of his friend and two movements from his innovative transcription of the whole of the Symphonie are heard in this recording. Each transcription reveals a different facet of Liszt’s art, from the faithful reflection of the concert overture King Lear through the dramatic panache of the popular overture to Les Francs-Juges to the beautiful Pilgrims’ March from Harold en Italie.
Hector Berlioz - Complete Orchestral Works (1997) (6CD Box Set) {Philips Classics}

Hector Berlioz - Complete Orchestral Works (1997) (6CD Box Set)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) | Artwork | 1877 mb | MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 1096 mb
Classical, Romantic | Label: Philips Classics - 456 143-2

Berlioz was the first Romantic master of the orchestra. His music hasn't been surpassed in terms of sheer brilliance and accuracy of effect. This set includes all of the overtures, the Symphonie fantastique, Harold in Italy, the Royal Hunt and Storm from Les Troyens, orchestral music from The Damnation of Faust and Romeo and Juliet, and the completely insane Grande Symphonie funebre et triumphale. Davis achieved his reputation as a conductor as a Berlioz specialist, and he proves an expert advocate on behalf of this stimulating, bizarre, and totally original genius.
Sylvain Cambreling, Staatskapelle Berlin, Paul Groves, Vesselina Kasarova - Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust (2000)

Sylvain Cambreling, Staatskapelle Berlin, Paul Groves, Vesselina Kasarova - Berlioz: La Damnation de Faust (2000)
PAL 16:9 (720x576) VBR | Français (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.60 Gb (DVD9) | 146 min
Classical | Arthaus Musik | Sub: English, Deutsch, Nederlands

This imaginative staging of Berlioz's dramatic symphony for chorus, soloists and orchestra relies heavily on the moving of massed choirs across a large stage. It has vivid lighting effects–rather too many of them using strobes–and monolithic multi-purpose sets, in particular a revolving glass drum which functions both as cinema screen and rostrum for singers, so that the final ride to Hell, for example, is sung by Mephistopheles and Faust above a cavalcade of projected horses, like the inside of a zoetrope. The three main soloists have voices on a scale that can compete with these flashy production values–White and Kasarova, in particular, sing at a level of intensity that would swamp anything less; the climactic seduction trio has rarely been sung so well or with such an overpoweringly polymorphous eroticism. Cambreling marshals his forces effectively, giving full rein to the work's showstoppers like the "Hungarian March" but not neglecting the subtler less kinetic Gluckian side of Berlioz's vocal writing. (Roz Kaveney)

Berlioz Studies (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at May 29, 2015
Berlioz Studies (repost)

Berlioz Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies) by Peter Bloom
English | September 25, 1992 | ISBN: 0521412862 | 300 pages | PDF | 7,4 MB

Munch Conducts Berlioz (10 CDs) (2004)  Music

Posted by Ebisu at March 15, 2014
Munch Conducts Berlioz (10 CDs) (2004)

Munch Conducts Berlioz (10 CDs) - H.Berlioz: Romeo et Juliette, Les nuits d'ete, La damnation de Faust, Le corsaire, L'enfance du Christ, Harold en Italie, Le carnaval romain, Requiem, Symphony, Overtures (2004)
Classical | Eac. Flac, Image+Cue, Log | Scans | 3.07 GB
Label: BMG Classics | TT: 11'40'18"

This set is self-recommending. The names of Charles Munch and Hector Berlioz evoke the same respect and admiration as Bernstein/Mahler, Beecham/Delius, or Kempe/Strauss, and with good reason. For many years virtually any of these performances could be listed as a prime recommendation, even in a sometimes very crowded field, and the only point worth mentioning in connection with the latest reissue is the fact that RCA finally has gotten it right and included all of Munch's Boston Berlioz recordings. This means that, unlike the previous box, this one includes the stereo Roméo et Juliette (plus the first, mono one) as well as the second (and finer) Symphonie fantastique from 1962.
–David Hurwitz, ClassicsToday.com

Berlioz Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies) (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at May 8, 2013
Berlioz Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies) (repost)

Peter Bloom "Berlioz Studies (Cambridge Composer Studies)"
English | September 25, 1992 | ISBN: 0521412862 | 300 pages | PDF | 7,4 MB

This book contains nine essays by leading Berlioz scholars on various aspects of the great nineteenth-century musician's life and work. Among the pieces studied closely are Romeo et Juliette, La Damnation de Faust and Les Nuits d' été.

Berlioz - La Damnation De Faust (DVD9)  Music

Posted by Catteres at Feb. 3, 2009
Berlioz - La Damnation De Faust (DVD9)

Berlioz - La Damnation De Faust (DVD9)
Arthaus | DVD Release Date: August 15, 2000 | DVD9 | VOB files uncompressed | RS | 7,60 GB

Berlioz - La damnation de Faust  Music

Posted by bpesti at Jan. 18, 2009
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Berlioz - La damnation de Faust - Live Festival de Salzburg 1999
XviD | 1,36 GB | 2h26min | color | Français | 1136 kb/s | 640 x 320 | MP3 48,000 Hz 192 kb/s
RAR Recovery 4% | Subtitles in English and Japanese


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Orchestre National de France, John Nelson - Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (2004) (Repost)

Orchestre National de France, John Nelson - Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (2004)
EAC | APE (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 03:08:54 | 910 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Virgin Classics | Catalog: 7243 5 45706 2 9

This recording presents–almost–Berlioz's original thoughts on this very complicated opera (which went through more than a dozen versions, with additions and subtractions, in the composer's lifetime), although conductor John Nelson also adds an aria or two Berlioz later added, making it somewhat different from the version recorded by Philips under Sir Colin Davis a little over 30 years ago.
Choeurs et Orchestre de l’Opera de Lyon, John Nelson - Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (1992)

Choeurs et Orchestre de l’Opera de Lyon, John Nelson - Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (1992)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:51:31 | 584 MB
Genre: Classical, Opera | Label: Erato Disques | Catalog: 2292-45773-2

Béatrice et Bénédict, Berlioz's last completed work, is based on Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, but the libretto, by the composer, dispenses with most of the intrigue of the original and reduces the plot to a single premise: Béatrice et Bénédict mask their affection for each other by squabbling, and then finally come to their senses and get married. Although designated an opera, it is closer in effect to an opéra comique because of its very extensive use of spoken dialogue.