Symphonie fantastique, H 48 (Berlioz, Hector)

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Misc. Notes Performed 9 October 2010, Wentz Concert Hall, Naperville. From Internet Archive.
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
Felix Weingartner (1863–1942)
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz Werke, Serie I, Band 1
Leipzig: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1900. Plate H.B. 1.
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Editor Nicholas Temperley (1932*)
Publisher. Info. Hector Berlioz: New Edition of the Complete Works, vol.16  (pp.5-164)
Kassel: Bärenreiter-Verlag, 1971. Plate BA 5456 (issued 1972)
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Editor Charles Malherbe (1853–1911)
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1910)
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Publisher. Info. Paris: Brandus et Cie., n.d.(ca.1878). Plate B. et Cie. 12358
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886), S.470
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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Trentsensky & Vieweg, No.1134, n.d.[1836]. Plate T.et V. 2324.
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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886), S.470/1–3
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Publisher. Info. Leipzig: F.E.C. Leuckart, n.d.(1876?). Plate F.E.C.L. 2829.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: Schlesinger, n.d.(1834). Plate S.2677.
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IV. Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)

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Arranger Franz Liszt (1811–1886)
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Publisher. Info. Winterthur: J. Rieter-Biedermann, n.d.(1866). Plate 466.
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General Information

Work Title Symphonie fantastique
Alternative. Title Fantastic Symphony
Composer Berlioz, Hector
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Œuvre 14 ; H 48
Key C minor–C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 movements
I. Rêveries – Passions. Largo – Allegro agitato e appassionato assai – Religiosamente
II. Un bal. Valse. Allegro non troppo
III. Scène aux champs. Adagio
IV. Marche au supplice. Allegretto non troppo
V. Songe d’une nuit de sabbat. Larghetto – Allegro
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1830
First Performance. 1830-12 in Paris, Société des concerts du Conservatoire
François Antoine Habeneck (conductor)
First Publication. 1845
Dedication Nicholas I of Russia
Average DurationAvg. Duration 55 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation orchestra
2 flutes (1st and 2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes (2nd also English horn), 2 clarinets (E, C/B/A), 4 bassoons
4 horns (2 in F/E/E/B basso, 2 in E/C), 2 trumpets (C/B), 2 cornets (B/A), 3 trombones, 2 ophicleïdes
timpani (4 players), bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, chimes, 4 harps, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
Online scores (Scorch format) at the Hector Berlioz website
Keeping Score - Symphonie fantastique (San Francisco Symphony)
Symphonie fantastique - scores at Sheet Music Plus
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Misc. Comments

Compositions and Literary Works by Hector Berlioz
Operas

Les francs-juges, H 23 · Benvenuto Cellini, H 76 · Les Troyens, H 133 · Béatrice et Bénédict, H 138

Symphonies

Symphonie fantastique, H 48 · Harold en Italie, H 68 · Roméo et Juliette, H 79 · Grande symphonie funèbre et triomphale, H 80

Concert Overtures

Grande ouverture de Waverley, H 26 · Grande ouverture du Roi Lear, H 53 · Intrata di Rob-Roy MacGregor, H 54 · Le carnaval romain, H 95 · Le Corsaire, H 101

Liturgical works

Messe solennelle, H 20 · Grande messe des morts, H 75 · Te Deum, H 118

Other choral works

Lélio, ou le retour à la vie, H 55 · La damnation de Faust, H 111 · Tristia, H 119 · Vox populi, H 120 · L’enfance du Christ, H 130

Songs and cantatas

Herminie, H 29 · Cléopâtre, H 36 · Irlande, H 38 · Les nuits d’été, H 81 · Feuillets d’album, H 121 · Fleurs des landes, H 124

Writings

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