Lélio, Berlioz’s dramatic sequel to the Symphonie fantastique, is never going to command wide popularity, but it is well worth hearing for the charming music he. This double-disc release features Berlioz’s thrilling Symphonie fantastique with its sequel Lélio ou le retour à la vie. The concerts took place in. Berlioz wrote Lélio as the “conclusion and complement” of his Symphonie fantastique—the resolution of the earlier work’s tortured tale, a.

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It is written for a narrator, solo voices, chorus, and an orchestra including pianos.

Lélio, ou le retour à la vie, H 55 (Berlioz, Hector)

It was revised for a performance in Weimar at the request of Franz Liszt in and published the following year. The symphony uses programme music to describe a despairing artist trying to kill himself with an overdose of opiumleading to a series of increasingly terrifying visions.

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He decides that if he can’t put this unrequited love out of his head, he will immerse himself in music. He then leads betlioz orchestra to a successful performance of one of his new compositions and the story ends peacefully. The actor’s dramatic monologues explain the meaning of the music in the life of the artist.

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Please improve the article or discuss the issue. For the Italian theologian, see Lelio Sozzini.

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