Halfwit History

86 - Symphonie Fantastique

December 06, 2021 Halfwit Podcasts Season 1 Episode 86
Halfwit History
86 - Symphonie Fantastique
Show Notes

This week Kiley takes on our first listener suggested topic! Thanks Hanna for bringing us on a wild underdog story with some good tunes to kick off this holiday season!

Topic: Hector Berlioz and his Symphonie Fantastique, one of the most innovative symphonies of the 19th century.

Music: "Another Day" by The Fisherman

"Dream & Passions"...
"A Ball"...
"Scenes in the Country"...
"March to the Scaffold"...
and "Dream of the Witches' Sabbath"...
...by Hector Berlioz and as performed by  Pierre Monteux conducting the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in 1951. Transferred and restored from the original RCA Victor mono LP LM-1131. Transfer by Bob Varney.
( https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0/ )

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