Messe solennelle

Louis-Hector Berlioz

Messe solennelle

H20a, H20

About this work...

Throughout 1824, Berlioz was trying to inure his family to his abandonment of medicine for music, while the autumn was given to a setting of the Mass, with his teacher, the eminent composer Jean François Le Sueur (1760 - 1837), looking over his shoulder and offering encouragement. On completion, Berlioz discovered that... read more