Music Masters: The Story of Berlioz
The Music Masters series presents the lives and music of the world's great composers in an exciting, easy-to-follow format. A narrator discusses the composer's life, and specieally selected music is played--an interesting, informative way to learn more about the giants of classical music.
From the back of the CD:
THE STORY OF BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
DID YOU KNOW. . .
Berlioz revolutionized orchestral music in a variety of ways.
He was among the most original composers of all time.
Though widely admired by influential critics and leading musicians, his music did not appeal to general Parisian audiences.
Berlioz was a significant literary figure whose writings are still entertaining and informative.
Narrated by Arthur Hannes
Special bonus: Following the story of the life and music of Berlioz, you will hear an additional bonus of the Symphonic fantastique.
Total playing time--73:29 minutes