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    Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) Berlioz (bear-lee-ohz) was a French composer whose father was a doctor; to please his father, he went to medical school, but he spent more time going to concerts and to the theatre than studying medicine. Berlioz played flute and guitar, but is best known as a composer and orchestrator. As a student at the Paris Conservatory, he tried several times to earn the prestigious Prix de Rome, finally winning in 1830. During his medical school days, Berlioz attended

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    Appreciation Professor Greene 12 Oct 2016 Hector Berlioz Hector Berlioz was a French composer his ideals of the 19th century Romanticism in musical creations such as “Symphonie Fantastique” and “La Damnation De Faust”. His father wanted him to be in the medical field he turned his back to that to pursue his musical career. In 1826, Berlioz enrolled at the Paris Conservatoire. Where he started his music career. He became successful in 1830 with “Symphonie Fantastique”. Berlioz was a huge contributor to the modern

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    Hector Berlioz was born on December 11, 1803 in La Cote-Saint-Andre, France. He was a composer, writer and critic, though known for his musical influence he literary works are just as 6successful as his musical piece. Hector was originally going to go into the field of medicine but turned away from that to go after his love of music. Hector was not a musical talented child most well-known composers he began music at the age of twelve, his father did not encourage him to continue on practicing music

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    Torrence Hatch (Lil Boosie) was born November 14, 1982 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was born and raised in W. Garfield St, on the south side of Baton Rouge, a neighborhood well known for drugs and violence. Boosie faced many troubles inside and outside for school as he was growing up. When Boosie was 14, he moved in with his grandmother after his father was murdered in a drug-related activity. He then started to get very serious about basketball, he played in order to stay off of the streets, he

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    composer, Hector Berlioz. Like his friends and contemporaries, such as the painter Dellacqua or the novelist Victor Hugo, Berlioz set out to explore, proclaim, and glorify his own feelings; that’s what made him a true romantic. The romantics were just a step away from the group that preceded them, the rationalists. The rationalists asserted that nature and reality were governed by concepts, provable by scientific experiment and thought. Descartes proclaimed, “I think, therefore I am”. But Berlioz proclaimed

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    Going Green With Berlioz

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    The name, Hector Berlioz [1803-1869] and his Symphonie Fantastique, has instigated great turmoil among musical scholars throughout history. Berlioz is a unique composer in the eyes of the music world. People either love or hate him. When one hears the names of Beethoven, Brahms, or Mendelssohn, there is no opposition to consider these men as first rank composers. On the contrary, Berlioz is a name that tends to cause strong differences of opinions between people. One of the questions between the

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    Metropolis Symphony

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    music that was not influenced by non-musical ideas. Other symphonies that have been written that are programmatic are Symphonie Fantastique by Berlioz, Symphony no. 3 "Pastoral" by Vaughan Williams, and Metropolis Symphony by Michael Daugherty. This paper will show the similarities and differences between the programmatic symphonies of Beethoven, Berlioz, and Daugherty. Ludwig Van Beethoven 1770-1827 The first major programmatic symphony was written by Ludwig Van Beethoven in 1807-08. Although

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    Symphony Fantastique by Hector Berlioz are two such compositions that revolve around the central concept of the supernatural. The pieces contrast in their musical representation and programmatic portrayal of death and the supernatural. Where as March to the Scaffold by Berlioz presents the matter as a serious, dark and sinister experience, Danse Macarbe, although still dark and fear-inspiring, is much more jovial and rambunctious in it’s portrayal of the supernatural. Hector Berlioz (December 11, 1803

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    Concert Attendance Report by Sharak Gangei (#925766) Event: Oc Can you Play with Us Who: Conductor Carl St. Clair / Pacific Symphony and community musicians. Where: Segerstrom Concert Hall When: 7:00 P.M. May 12, 2014. As the concert started, the conductor came out and immediately instructed the musicians to begin playing. This was not the beginning of the Symphony, however, it was a warm up. I didn’t know this would happen. The orchestra had already rehearsed for several days and were tuning their

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    Romantic Period

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    beautifully depicting its inner working of life. Though not as strong as the Classical period in terms of memorable composers, the music that the Romantics composed is some of the most vivid and eccentric works of art that man can experience. From Berlioz to Chopin to Brahms, these are just a few of the Romantic greats that we will discuss briefly, but first we must uncover the basics of the musical worldview that dwelled within these men’s minds. Beethoven (1770-1827) brought the Classical period

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