Sounds Magnificent: The Story of the Symphony - Berlioz (1984)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Instrumental Music, Social History  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This program is part of the acclaimed Sounds Magnificent series, showcasing some of the great works in Western classical music. Andre Previn acts both as conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and host of the show, which explores the lives and times of the composers, as well as featuring selections from their works. This episode presents a performance of the Symphony Fantastique, written by the colorful composer Berlioz.



composer, music, classical-music, conductor [music], orchestra, symphony