8, 1869, in Paris. Louis Berlioz (Hector’s son, 1834–1867) Average Duration Avg. Louis Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) was a French composer, conductor, and music critic. He was not particularly good at playing any instrument, but he was brilliant at writing for the orchestra. Member of the Institute of France (1856). Hector Berlioz is the epitome of the romantic artist, together with the writer Victor Hugo and the painter Eugène Delacroix. During the year Berlioz completed the composition of L'Enfance du Christ , worked on his book of memoirs, and married Marie Recio, which, he explained to his son, he felt it his duty to do after living with her for so many years. His works contributed to the burgeoning romanticism and influenced orchestral techniques for more than a century. Duration: 50 minutes Composer Time Period Comp. Louis-Hector Berlioz (11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer. Berlioz, Hector Louis Born Dec. 11, 1803, in La Côte Saint-André, France; died Mar.
Hector Berlioz (born La Côte-St-André, Isère, 11 December 1803; died Paris, 8 March 1869) was a French composer.He was one of the greatest composers of the 19th century.His music is typical of the Romantic period: full of passion and often based on ideas outside music. Berlioz was born into the family of a physician, a freethinking and enlightened man.
Both Berlioz and their son Louis had been with her shortly before her death. (Louis-)Hector Berlioz Representing the fullest embodiment of the Romantic spirit, Berlioz's music is linked inextricably with the composer's personality and emotionally turbulent life.
French composer, conductor, and writer on music. As a youth he had guitar and flute lessons and taught himself harmony from textbooks, but when his parents sent him to Paris in 1821 it was to become a doctor. Period: Romantic: Piece Style Romantic: Instrumentation Narrator, Tenor, Baritone soli, Mixed Chorus, Orchestra Only child: Louis Berlioz, born August 14 1834, from his marriage to Irish actress Harriet Smithson. The book was an enormous influence on all future composers, and encouraged musicians to become more daring in their style of orchestration. Berlioz composed mainly in the genres of opera, symphonies, choral pieces and songs.As well as these, Berlioz also produced several works that fit into hybrid genres, such as the "dramatic symphony" Roméo et Juliette and Harold in Italy, a symphony with a large solo part for viola. The French romantic composer Hector Berlioz produced significant musical and literary works. Louis-Hector Berlioz was born in La Côte-Saint-André, France, the son of a physician. He wrote one of the first textbooks on orchestration. Although he his now recognised as one of the leading composers of his day, his reputation suffered for many years, especially in his native France.
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