La damnation de Faust

Louis-Hector Berlioz

La damnation de Faust

H111, Op. 24 • “Cantata”

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Despite the hurly-burly and mixed reviews attending the dedication of Beethoven's statue in Bonn in August 1845, organized by his friend Liszt, Berlioz's imagination was stimulated by the journey. His thoughts turned to Goethe's Faust, and, taking the Huit Scènes de Faust -- which he had published in 1829 as his Opus 1... read more